Bracelet in rose gold-plated silver

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Jewels with Roman marbles

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Bracelet in rose gold-plated silver

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Jewels with Roman marbles

Sottocategoria:

Jewels with marbles - Bracelets

Marchio:

Serra - Roma / Jewelry

Codice:

A3/4

Bracelet in rose gold-plated silver

AFRICAN MARBLE

The African marble was one of the first colored marbles introduced in Rome, from which was possible obtain decorative slabs . Its use, begun in the pre-Caesarean age, had its most intense moment in the period that goes from Augustus to the Antonines: in the epoch of Diocletian, it appears in the “Edict of prices” as one of the most expensive marbles. Its quarries, in Asia Minor, became the exclusive property of the Roman emperors, that used it for the floors and for wall decorations of their villas.

ALABASTER COTOGNINO

It is a calcareous alabaster of sedimentary origin. Abundant and widespread already in pre-Roman times, nine mining sites are known, especially in the city of Hatnub. It comes in an opaque white opaque, fine-grained variant, and in one that varies from beigegiallastro to brown, with variable grain and fibrous appearance, often stratified in layers of varying thickness.