These sophisticated earrings with baroque freshwater pearl drops were adapted from a 6th–7th century necklace in The Met collection.
Pearls were among the most popular jewels of the Byzantine world, worn by the wealthy elite and used to adorn robes and religious objects.
LACMA's permanent collection includes works from the Byzantine Empire.
- 18K gold-plated sterling silver and cultured freshwater pearls
- 0.8 x 0.5 inches
- Clean with a damp cloth and dry with a soft, clean cloth
- Made in the USA with globally sourced materials