Arm Ring Bracelet (Primary Title)

Unknown (Artist)

3rd-4th century A.D.
Roman (Eastern Mediterranean)
blown and tooled glass
Overall: 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm)
59.9.28
The bright colors and nearly endless forms of glass led to its widespread use in jewelry. Glass jewelry was appreciated both in its own right and as a substitute for more luxurious materials, such as the stones used in rings.
Arthur and Margaret Glasgow Fund
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