Barakat Ancient Roman Denarius Coin 18K Gold Pendant 8mm Lapis Lazuli Beads
The necklace weighs approximately 48.5 grams and measures approximately 18 long. The lapis beads measure approximately 8mm. Silver Roman coin of the Roman emperor Hadrian has been set in a modern 18K gold pendant that is marked 18K. The emperor Hadrian reigned A. 117 – 138 and was famous for his superb taste and his appreciation of the beautiful. In his villa at Tivoli near Rome, he surrounded himself with the finest materials and rare artworks from every corner of the Roman Empire. In this elegant necklace, Hadrian is once again surrounded by eye-catching luxury. With dramatic simplicity, it blends the gleam of ancient silver with the radiance of gold and the rich glow of jasper, a stone prized for jewelry throughout antiquity. The person who wears it will be following in a long imperial tradition while setting a few fashion precedents of his or her own. According to the Barakat website, The Barakat Gallery is a fifth generation family owned and operated business, founded in Jerusalem over 125 years ago. The Gallery is a purveyor of museum quality ancient art specializing in Classical antiquities, Near Eastern, Biblical, Chinese, Pre-Columbian, Byzantine, Asian, African and Primitive arts. Whether you are a collector, a scholar, a designer, an investor, or just an appreciator, the Barakat Collection has something for you. Please review all listing photographs carefully as they are an important and integral part of the listed items description. The photographs provided are high-contrast images and as a result minor flaws can appear pronounced. Please also note that due to lighting constraints, colors may not be absolutely true. This cannot be helped, and we do our best to use natural lighting to allow color detail to be accurate. Please also note that it may take a day longer to respond to buyers questions in different time zones. Note: We do our best to accurately describe the items that we post; however, we are not experts by any means. We will do our best to answer them accurately. Many of my items are antique, vintage or estate and may have age appropriate wear but are still considered in good condition. We will do our best to rectify the situation. As noted above, description includes written description and photos. The item “Barakat Ancient Roman Denarius Coin 18K Gold Pendant 8mm Lapis Lazuli Beads” is in sale since Friday, June 29, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Ancient\Roman\ Imperial (27 BC-476 AD)”. The seller is “southcoastantiques” and is located in La Quinta, California. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Cleaned/Uncleaned: Uncleaned
- Certification: Guaranteed authenticity
- Date: 117 – 138 AD
- Composition: Silver
- Ruler: Hadrian
- Denomination: Denarius