Fabulous Circa 4th Century Bc Solid Gold Greek Diadem In Museum Grade Condition For Sale
PRESENTING THIS WEEK A WONDERFUL COLLECTION OF MEDIEVAL SOLID SILVER COINS, VINTAGE SOLID GOLD JEWELLERY, ANTIQUE VICTORIAN SOLID SILVER POCKET WATCHES, CELTIC, ROMAN & EGYPTIAN ANTIQUITIES, ETHNIC JEWELLERY, A FABULOUS CIRCA 4TH CENTURY BC GREEK SOLID GOLD PENDANT AND A BEAUTIFUL 18TH CENTURY LARGE BRONZE CROSS
IN NEAR PRISTINE CONDITION, A CIRCA 4TH CENTURY BC SOLID GOLD GREEK DIADEM, ONE OF THE MOST EXQUISITE GREEK ORNAMENTS YOU WILL FIND
In exquisite, near pristine condition, a simply magnificent circa 4th century BC original Greek, solid gold diadem ornament
One of the most beautiful and precious items I have seen
This beautiful ornament from a diadem is master crafted from two thick interlinked solid gold ropes with four large granules to one face
Weighing a substantial 4.55 grams and measuring 30 mm, 1.5 inches across
This exquisite ornament comes from the former collection of a Harley Street, London, UK professional
A diadem is a type of crown, specifically an ornamental headband worn by Eastern monarchs and others as a badge of royalty. The word derives from the Greek diádēma, "band" which derives from diadéō, "I bind round"
The term originally referred to the embroidered white silk ribbon, ending in a knot and two fringed strips often draped over the shoulders, that surrounded the head of the king to denote his authority. Such ribbons were also used to crown victorious athletes in important sports games in antiquity. It was later applied to a metal crown, generally in a circular or "fillet" shape. For example, the crown worn by the kings of Anglo-Saxon England was a diadem
The ancient Celts were believed to have used a thin, semioval gold plate called a mind (Old Irish) as a diadem. Some of the earliest examples of these types of crowns can be found in ancient Egypt, from the simple fabric type to the more elaborate metallic type
A diadem was also a jewelled ornament worn in the hair or on a band around the forehead over the forehead, in this sense, also called a tiara
A unique opportunity to acquire a precious and exquisite, original circa 4th century BC, Greek diadem ornament
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