These gold bracelets from the Fatimid Dynasty in Egypt show the importance of jewelry as a gift item signaling intimacy, even 1,000 years ago. Paired bracelets such as these were a frequent part of a bride’s dowry. Pair of Bracelets Syria or Egypt, 11th century Gold, fabricated from sheet, decorated with wire, granulation, and repoussé Museum of Islamic Art, Doha Photo courtesy Museum of Islamic Art, Doha
Orecchini etruschi in filigrana d'oro (sembrerebbero bracciali se non fosse per il D=4cm). Probabilmente da Vetulonia, VII sec. a.C. Royal-athena galleries - New York
Egypt-Gold-Bracelet- Pharaoh,Psusennes-1 ruler of the 21st dynasty 1036-989 BCE
Egyptian? Greek? Hellenistic? Tillia Tepe, Afghanistan, ca. 1st century AD.
Die Potence (Wappenkette) für den Herold des Ordens vom Goldenen Vlies
Gold ring, the beaded hoop terminating at globules at the shoulders, supporting the round flat bezel with beaded border enclosing a cloisonné pattern of three trefoils on a dark blue ground. German, 9-11th centuries A.D.
a gold necklace excavated from the Scythian burial mound Arzhan-2 at the national museum in the city of Kyzyl.