Assyrian Chariot lapis carnelian vermeil earrings
These bold earrings take inspiration from the ancient chariot motifs.
Materials: Silver, vermeil, lapis, carnelian
Gold vermeil on silver with carnelian cabochon
British Museum Ashurbanipal selection, 2018
These bold earrings take inspiration from the ancient chariot motifs.. Features gold vermeil on silver with a carnelian cabochon and lapis accents.
Carnelian is a translucent reddish-brown gemstone which was once thought to still the blood and calm the temper. The colour can vary greatly, ranging from pale orange to an intense almost-black coloration.
Afghanistan was the source of lapis lazuli for the ancient Egyptian and Mesopotamian civilizations, as well as the later Greeks and Romans.The best lapis lazuli is found in Badakhshan province in north-eastern Afghanistan and has been used for millennia in jewellery. The word lazuli is derived ultimately from the Persian lazhward, the name of a place where it was mined and which came to be associated with the stone and, eventually, with its colour.
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