A ROMAN GOLD AND CARNELIAN NECKLACE
Circa 2nd Century A.D.
Composed of eleven carnelian beads, each threaded on a plain wire and looped at each end, and joined by double figure-8 loop-in-loop chain, one end terminating in a hook, the other joined to an oval box-shaped bezel set with a cabochon carnelian, the bezel's outer edge fringed with beaded wire
15¾ in. (40 cm) long