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ancientpeoples: Gold hormos with medallion A hormos was a collar that could be worn on clothes. This hormos is made from gold and the medallion in the middle shows the god Dionysus. It is from the south of Italy, the Terentine culture. Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, 4th or 3rd century BC. Source: Metropolitan Museum This is my favorite piece of ancient jewelry! I visit it every time I go to the Met.

Metropolitan museum Period: Early Hellenistic Date: late century B. Culture: Greek, South Italian, Tarentine Medium: Gold Dimensions: H.

A GREEK GOLD FINGER RING   CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.   The plain hoop flat on the interior, rounded on the exterior, expanding toward the circular bezel, engraved with a fly

The plain hoop flat on the interior, rounded on the exterior, expanding toward the circular bezel, engraved with a fly

*.* A GRAECO-ROMAN GOLD SNAKE RING CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.

A graeco-roman gold snake ring circa century century A. Composed of two coiling snakes, their heads turned out on either side, their bodies forming a Herakles knot at the centre, details incised in.

Hellenistic ring (gold & garnet) Greek, 3rd century B.C.

Hellenistic ring (gold & garnet) Creator Greek, century BC) Nationality Greek Location Private Collection Medium gold and garnet Date BC) Dimensions diameter: cms

"I like to play with the irony between the glass being a solid material and how I can form such natural and organic shapes." – Artist Ben Young

Self-taught artist Ben Young has been creating glass ocean sculptures for over 15 years. His beautifully layered pieces capture the spirit of the ocean

Hand-cut glass sculptures that capture the beauty of the ocean

Sydney-based artist Ben Young is back with his latest collection of hand-cut, layered glass sculptures inspired by the ocean. Like his previous pieces, his