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Luna - Ancient Roman 1st - 3rd Century Silver Open Work Lunar Wheel Pendant. This rare artifact is crafted from silver, tested. The chain is crafted from sterling silver, hallmarked 925 for sterling silver, and marked Italy. This wonderful pendant is designed as a lunar, with a beautiful triple grooved design. round the entire front of the piece. The patten is continued on to the front and back of the bale. What makes this antiquity special is the open-work wheel detail in the centre of the Lunar Moon, a combination of natural elements and technology. The back of the pendant is plain with a very nice aged patina. The chain is contemporary , sterling and made in Italy. It has a secure lobster claw clasp , in perfect working order. This authentic Ancient Roman pendant is extraordinary in design and condition, truly a unique gift or perfect addition to any early collection.
Note: Lunar comes from the Latin word Luna, meaning Moon. The Roman goddess of the moon is called Luna (Selene in Greek mythology). There are Lunar eclipses, a lunar calendar, luna tides , and luna orbits.
Measurements: Pendant 36mm x 33mm Chain 22"
Weight: 12.20 carat
Condition: Excellent Note: Artifacts are luxury items. Can be worn with care. Only clean with a soft damp cloth (water and small drop of mild dish detergent) Not to be worn in shower or strenuous activity. Should be taken off at night before bed.
Origin: Pendant : Rome Provenance: England Chain: Italy
Date: 1st-3rd Century