The Beauty of Roman Jewelry
Here we offer beautiful pictures of Roman and Germanic museum jewelry replicas like fibulas and brooches, armrings and earrings from the time of the Roman and Byzantine Empire for living history and Roman re-enactment – offered in wholesale and retail by Pera Peris – House of History on www.peraperis.com.
Replica of a Roman Triquetra-Fibula from the 2nd century AD.
The original of this Roman fibula was found in South Shields in England and is now exhibited in the Archaeological Museum in Newcastle.
This Roman fibula belongs to the type of so-called trumpet brooches and is also known as Triquetra-Fibula due to its design as a Triskele.
The Triquetra-Fibula is a variant of the Roman Trumpet-Brooch and has Celtic roots. This typ of Fibula was once created in Britain in the middle of the 2nd century during the Roman occupation of England. The Celto-Roman trumpet ornaments soon became a popular jewelry style, which spread out with the Britannic legions in the entire Roman Empire.
Omega-Fibula – Replica of a Roman ring brooch based on a historical sample from the 2nd century AD. Such Fibulas in the shape of an omega were used as a part of the Roman dress during the early Roman Empire until the 4th century,
The Omega fibula is one of the oldest and most widespread fibulas. The Omega fibula is of Spanish origin and spread out probably by Iberian-Gallic Roman troups to the Rhine, where it was widely used around the birth of Christ especially in military units.
Beautiful replica of an skandinavian iron age snake bracelet of the Teutons from the 3rd century AD, thus the snake bracelet is temporally associated with the Roman Iron Age, The serpent bangle is made according to a Danish original finding from Himlingøje on the isle Zealand.
The original Germanic snake bracelet is now exhibited in the Danish National Museum in Copenhagen.
This beautiful Roman jewellery is a detailed replica of a Roman fibula which was typical for the womans garb in the Roman province of Noricum and Pannonia during the 1th and 2nd century.
That Fibula was usualy used in pairs to close the Roman-Germanic Peplos on the shoulders, but single pieces have also been found in bohemian men’s graves for closing a cape.
Replica of a Dragonesque Brooch based on a find from the 1st century AD.
The Dragonesque Brooch is a Romano-British variety of fibula, spread in the first century as a result of the Roman conquest of England in the insular craftsmanship.
The Dragonesque brooch combines Celtic style with Roman influences. Fibulas of this type were very widely used in England and served to close garb and cloak.
The Romans believed that seahorses were acompanished to the gods of the sea, and thus they were assigned to the gods Poseidon and Neptune.
Replica of a Roman hairpin from the 1st to the 2nd century AD made from an original find from Silchester in England.
The Roman hairpin is showing a finely crafted hand which is picking a fruit. Hairpins with hand were widely used in the Roman Empire and connected with the Roman cult of the god Jupiter. The hairpin could also indicate the love goddess Venus, because Roman Venus figures sometimes have had an apple in her hands as a symbol of youthful beauty.
This detailed replica of a Roman brooch was made according to an original Germanic find and dated in the time of the Roman Empire between the 1th and 2nd century
Fibulas of this type were widespread in the Roman Empire, especially in the east germanic provinces and the free Germania and served for fastening the peplos.