Sterling silver artistic Roman Glass necklace Israeli handwork
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Sterling silver artistic Roman Glass pendant necklace Israeli handwork
Unique artist design necklace created with sterling silver and Ancient Roman glass .
Amethyst semi precious beads dangle from the roman glass pendant
Each fragment of roman glass has its own color glittering and is unique.
Roman glass is an ancient glass discovered in archaeological excavation sites in Israel.
Made of hand blown fragments of ancient perfume pots, lamps, flasks, vases, cups and bowls dating back to 100 BC, found through the fallen pillars once magnificent cities of the Roman Empire.
The fine sterling silver roman glass jewelry is one of the most typical styles of jewels originated in Israel.
The colors are amazing and a perfect combination is created between the silver and the roman glass.
About 17.7 inches long - 45 cm
Pendant Length about 3.0 cm width 1.5 cm
Roman glass Jewelry
Roman glass jewelry is a type of jewelery that incorporates both beauty and history. Unlike pottery and stone, glass is not a material commonly associated with ancient societies, but in fact it was highly popular and widely produced in the Roman Empire, leading to archaeological finds.
Roman Glass is an ancient glass, discovered in archaeological excavation sites in Israel and in other Mediterranean countries.
The fine Sterling Silver Roman Glass Jewelry is one of the most popular types and styles originated from Israel enabling to wear an entirely unique piece of 2,000-year-old history: roman glass earrings, roman glass necklaces, roman glass pins and roman glass brooches, roman glass charming bracelets.
The glass in this aqua-hued jewelry began life as a vase, jug, or vessel. Uncovered from ancient Roman archaeological sites in modern-day Israel, each roman glass fragment has been textured and colored by centuries of wind and weather. Each bears the marks of not only its past life as a household or temple object but also the very earth in which it rested until being transformed into a unique accent. Each piece of Roman glass is framed by a sterling silver bezel to create a unique piece of Roman glass jewelry .
The designs for the Roman glass jewelry are based on artifacts and drawings discovered on the archeological digs. The Roman Glass is a beautiful piece of history dating back 2,000 years to the time of the Roman Empire.
History of Roman Glass
According to Archaeology.org, a publication of the Archaeological Institute of America, the peoples of the Roman Empire used more glass than any other ancient civilization. Glassblowing, which made large-scale glass production practicable, was discovered in the Syro-Palestinian region during the first century BCE, and by the first century CE glass vessels were commonplace throughout the empire. Glass vessels were used for serving food, drinking and washing hands between meal courses. Foods and condiments were stored in glass bottles and jars, glass bottles were used by mourners to pour libations and sprinkle perfumes on pyres, and the ashes of the deceased were sometimes collected in glass urns. Excavations in the Syro-Palestinian region show that late Roman glassmakers could make enough glass for tens of thousands of small- to medium-size vessels in a single operation.