A BYZANTINE GOLD AND EMERALD NECKLACE
CIRCA 6TH-7TH CENTURY A.D.
Composed of thirteen cell-work links, each link a triangle formed from ten circular cells each set with an emerald, a piriform element below joined to a wire threaded through an emerald bead, the links hinged together by dome-topped pins threaded through loops and splayed at their ends, with hollow conical terminals looped at their ends, with a hook-and-loop closure
14½ in. (36.8 cm.) long