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
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