Selection of necklaces from Cheapside Hoard
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Selection of necklaces from Cheapside Hoard. From top to bottom: Gold chain with alternate barrel shaped cut amethysts and cut crystals, divided by enamelled flowers; Gold chain of flowers alternating with bows joined by double rings, enamelled green and white; Gold, enamel and pearl chain which pattern consisting of three links of different size and design and these are arranged in an alternating sequence; Enamelled chain, black and white with alternate large and small gold flowers, the centres set on both sides with artificial ceramic turquoises. The larger flowers consist of two quatrefoils set back to back interspersed by four sprays of gold wire supporting white enamel drops.
1500 AD - 1650 AD