Category: gold

Working on some ways to bring money, trade and…

Working on some ways to bring money, trade and finance into my displays and shows in an interactive way. #medieval #money #trade #cash #coins #silver #gold #finance #trade #business

Elizabethan Gold ’+BEHOLD THE END’…

Elizabethan Gold ’+BEHOLD THE END’ Mourning Ring for A N, Late 16th Century AD

A substantial Tudor D-section gold hoop with reserved foliage on black enamel field, scrolled capital to each shoulder and initials ‘A’ and ‘N’, the plaque a fluted hexagon with disc, legend to the perimeter ’+DYE TO LYVE’ and disc with ’+BEHOLD.THE.END’ surrounding a white enamel skull in three-quarter view. 17 grams, 26mm overall, 22.07mm internal diameter.

Watch this video for more info on this ring.

Medieval Gold ‘Think of me, Love’…

Medieval Gold ‘Think of me, Love’ Heart-Shaped Ring Brooch,
13th-14th Century AD

A gold ring brooch with loop formed as acorns and oak leaves, the tongue
tapered with acorn finial to the hinge; to the reverse, blackletter
inscription ’+pence de moy amor’ which translates to ‘Think of me,
Love’, with rosettes and leaves. 6.67 grams, 27mm (1").

See it on video

Gregory IV, Head of House Maev and 21st Tsar…

Gregory IV, Head of House Maev and 21st Tsar of Rus’skaya. Considered to be one of the younger monarchs in the setting of my creative project and having been raised with a largely military education in a position of command fighting and leading in his father’s armies. Gregory Romanovitch Maev is a battle-scarred veteran of over 13 major conflicts largely involving the defense of the Tsardom of Rus’skaya from it’s neighbours, most notably The Empire of Mankind and The Margravate of Wrekka.

hellas-inhabitants: Gold Byzantine bracelet…

hellas-inhabitants:

Gold
Byzantine

bracelet decorated  with lapis lazuli, pearl and glass. Early Byzantine period, 5th – 7th century A.D.

Χρυσό
Βυζαντινό

βραχιόλι διακοσμημένο με λάπις λάζουλι, μαργαριτάρι και γυαλί. Πρώιμη Βυζαντινή περίοδος, πέμπτος με έβδομος αιώνας μ.Χ.

Greek Gold Earrings with Pearl Seed Beads, 3rd…

Greek Gold Earrings with Pearl Seed Beads, 3rd Century BC

Gold Ring with Egyptian Eye Inlay, Middle King…

Gold Ring with Egyptian Eye Inlay, Middle Kingdom, C. 1963-1650 BC

Set in a modern 24K yellow gold ring. The eye is obsidian and limestone
and was set into wood image. 

Rare Gold Drachm from Thasos, C. 380 BC

Rare Gold Drachm from Thasos, C. 380 BC

The obverse has the image Dionysos wearing an ivy-wreath and the reverse has the inscription ΘAΣION behind Herakles, who’s wearing a lion’s skin headdress, kneeling and shooting an arrow, a K is inscribed on the right, all within a linear square within an incuse square. This rare coin sold at auction for around 82,500 USD.

Thasos is an island off the ancient Thracian coast in the northern Agean Sea. The island was important in wine trade and also controlled rich gold and silver mines on the mainland. It was colonized at an early date by Phoenicians who founded a temple to the god Melqart, whom the Greeks identified as “Tyrian Heracles.” The temple still existed in the time of Herodotus.

Eastern Greek Gold Double Horse Earrings, Cau…

Eastern Greek Gold Double Horse Earrings, Caucasian, 5th-4th Century BC

A matched pair of hollow-formed sheet gold earrings, each an addorsed pair of horse-heads with filigree and granule detailing, filigree loop to each mouth, coil to each forehead, six loops to the underside each with a chain and sheet gold date(?) pendant; to each face an inset glass cabochon; twisted wire loop above. 18 grams total, 59-63mm (2 ½")

Egyptian Lapis Lazuli Eye of Horus in Gold Rin…

Egyptian Lapis Lazuli Eye of Horus in Gold Ring, Third Intermediate Period, 1069-702 BC

A carved lapis lazuli amulet of the wedjat with ribbed brow, set in a later gold ring