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Crotalia Pompeii earrings with three pendants

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Earrings ROMANS Crotalia with three pendants with pearls, replica in silver and metal of the earrings found during the excavations of Pompeii, in the villa of Oplontis and Stabia, kept in the Archaeological Museum of Naples.

The Ancient Earrings Crotalia they had the pendant made up of one, two or three pearls, which produced a pleasant tinkling when they collided with each other. Very common typology documented by a Fayyum portrait and also described by Pliny (NH IX 14).

Earrings Crotalia handmade using an ancient technique in metal. The hooks are in 925 Sterling Silver 18 KT GOLD plated

Collection Crotalia, refined and accessible for your elegant look.

  • Material: 925 silver / metal                
  • Nickel free
  • Weight: 7g
  • Length: 5cm
  • Diameter: 1.5cm
  • Color: Silver/Gold

    Produced in Italy

    "Splendors. The luxury of ornaments in Herculaneum", edited by Francesco Sirano.
    "Female beauty in Pompeii. Cosmetics and ornaments", edited by Antonio D'Ambrosio.
    "The collections of the National Museum of Naples", edited by the Pedicini Photographic Archive.


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