Friday, February 27, 2015

Pearl Roman Earrings


Continuing with the Roman garb-making theme, I also made a pair of freshwater pearl earrings-



Similar earrings can be seen in the Fayum mummy portraits below. I omitted the pearl at the top of the bar (where the earring hook joins the end bar) because I did not have any pearls of matching size and shape that would suit.


art stare Ancient Art John Berger Coptic Mummy portraits faiyum+mummy+portraits fayum fayum mummy portraits the shape of a pocket these look like modernist paintings
Image fromhttp://rebloggy.com/post/art-stare-ancient-art-john-berger-coptic-mummy-portraits-faiyum-mummy-portraits/58488181973
(I love this whole outfit!)


Image from: http://www.mlahanas.de/Greeks/Arts/Fayum5.html



Image fromhttp://foundinantiquity.com/2013/10/11/a-gallery-of-fayum-portraits/#jp-carousel-910

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