Gold ornament with Herakles knot Period: Early Hellenistic Date: 1st half of 3rd century B.C. Culture: Greek The Herakles knot, which was thought to have the power to cure wounds, was a popular motif, especially on Hellenistic jewelry. Here it is combined with small satyrs' heads and chains ending in bell-shaped floral pendants. The ornament may have formed part of an elaborate diadem.
leather locket from the 17th century, with miniature portrait hand painted on copper. The locket comes with small transparent mica plates with different hair styles and clothes, so the lady can play dress up! #antique #locket