Hellenistic Gold Oak Wreath, c. Century BC A Greek Hellenistic diadem wreath comprising numerous projecting sprays of sheet-gold oak leaves in two sizes with serrated edges and veins, a large central rosette with two smaller similar roundels.
Pompeii: discovered w/the body of a woman fleeing down an alley, this long necklace, or catena, w/its 94 ivy leaves of gold foil-is one of the finest pieces of jewelry found in the region. The woman also carried two uncut gems & the family silver
A Delightful Greek Gold and Garnet Strap Necklace. Hellenistic Greece, c. This necklace is reflective of the conservative, monochromatic traditions of Greek jewelry even after Alexander's conquests re-energized