Style earrings Pompeii Crotalia with Vesuvius lava stone. Silver and metal replica of the earrings found during the excavations of Pompeii , in the villa of Oplontis and Stabia, kept at the Archaeological Museum of Naples.
The ancient earrings Crotalia they had the pendant consisting of one, two or three pearls that produced a pleasant tinkle when colliding with each other. Very common type documented by a portrait of the Fayyum and also described by Pliny (NH IX 14).
Earrings Crotalia handcrafted in ancient technique in 18K GOLD plated metal and lava stone . The hooks are in 925 Silver.
Collection Crotalia, refined and affordable for your elegant look.
- Material: 18K GOLD plated 925 silver / metal / lava stone
- Nickel free
- Weight: (21,16 lb) 9.6 g
- Length: (2,7 ") 7 cm
- Diameter: (0,39") 1 cm
- Color: Silver / Golden
Produced in Italy
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" The collections of the National Museum of Naples ", edited by the Pedicini Photographic Archive.