Byzantine inspired jewelry brands : Ben Amun, Sylvia Toledano, Zaffiro, Elizabeth Locke, Gripoix, Elizabeth Gage, Carolyn Tyler, Christie Nicolaides, Maggie…
Absolutely stunning Byzantine glass and pearl gold ring. The subtle coloring of the aquamarine glass, pearl and gold on this early 6th c. ring is breathtaking! On view @lesenluminures NY gallery until Dec 3rd, as part of their current exhibit titled "Rings Around The World" - which "...explores the eternal forms, inspirations, and aesthetics of finger rings across many cultures throughout history...". Was fortunate to just see this ring along with app. 40 other rings at a private tour and lec...
Byzantine Collar by Maggie Meister: One of the most famous depictions of this kind of “collar” is shown in the Ravenna mosaic of the Empress Theodora (6th Century). Its marriage of mesh to precisely embedded geometric stones and translucent orbs is surely worthy of an empress. The colors are ethereal. 24 kt. gold-plated glass beads, Venetian gold foil beads, amazonite drops, freshwater pearls