Genuine Roman Glass 18Kt Gold Ring

• Handmade 100% Made in Italy • Authentic Roman glass bead 1st cent.AD • Size: 6 1/2 US Adjustable • Band material: Sterling Silver

This 18 Kt gold ring was made entirely by hand, using 18 Kt gold and incredible beads: the central, clear, Roman glass from the 1st century AD, the side ones are small blue faiences always of Roman origin.
The production of Roman Glass can be traced back all the beginning of the 1st century AD. Initially, Roman Glass was produced and created using ancient Hellenistic glassmaking techniques. The most common glass artifacts that were produced during this period were vases and other vessels used to carry water.
In the late 1st Century glassblowing techniques were starting to get developed and the implementation of these techniques led to more intricate glass artifacts being created. Since glassblowing was such a fast way to produce artisan glass the Roman Glass industry exploded and many glass tools, pottery, decorations and various other items were made and sold in Roman markets and traded across the world. Roman Glass production reached its peak in the 2nd Century AD. Roman Glass was being used for windows and was being dyed in various colors like blue and green. The Roman Glass fragments used today being used as beads can be from Roman necklaces or items like jars, goblets or vases.
By 476 AD the Roman Empire had fallen
Since then, archaeological efforts have unearthed rich finds of glass that have become available to the public often in the form of jewelry. Roman glass has stood the test of time due to its unique appearance and rich history ...
A fantastic journey from glass to jewelry