Pre-Roman designs incorporated decorative techniques of bumps, eyes, feathering and furrowing. Flame-worked glass.
In the Ancient World there were a rich variety of glass beads that made up broaches, bracelets, pendants, earrings, hairpieces or anklets. They were a symbol of wealth and opulence: Objects of prestige and protection.
Cylindrical navy blue glass bead with white detail. Bump and thread detail.
Size: 1.5 x 3cm approx.