Fibula - DETAIL OF GRANULATION, Gold. l. 3 7/8 in. 7th century BCE Etruscan
15 kt yellow gold seed pearl bracelet by Castellani, a firm that specialized in reproductions of ancient jewelry techniques. Granulation (the small dots of gold) is a very difficult technique. The Etruscans were masters of granulation, and it took later jewelers a long time to figure out their methods.
Wreath of oak leaves and acorns Greek, Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period, 4th century B.C.
Mycenaean Gold Bead Necklaces, ca. 1550-1450 BC, Greece; National Archaeological Archives, Athens, Greece.