Pendant

Pendant

1069-715 BC

Gold and turquoise

Overall: 5.1 x 2.3 cm (2 x 7/8 in.)

Gift of Vivian Merrin 1989.39

Fun Fact

Turquoise is pretty but it was also thought to bring good luck.

Description

The rich gold and beautiful turquoise of this pendant make this piece of jewelry a visual delight. At the lower half one notices the fine braiding detail. The extravagant materials suggest it was made for a wealthy individual.

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