Oval Roman Glass Ring * .925 Ring Sterling Silver Jewelry * Ancient Roman Glass * Two Tone Ancient Roman Glass Ring
9mm Ancient Roman Glass with 18 karat gold plated sterling silver edge and hammered 3.5mm band. This ring is available in whole sizes 6-9.
.925 Sterling Silver
Something else is no less exciting about Roman glass than the craft and secrets of its making. It is the transformation that happened while the glass was buried in the soil of Israel. Glass intends to break, it is a common experience. The Artist – Nature – never rested. It created a unique wrapping of many thin, iridescent layers of silica, called “patina”. Each fragment of glass went through its own individual changes in color and shape. Roman glass is an ancient glass, discovered in archaeological excavation sites in Israel and in other Mediterranean countries.
Roman glass jewelry is a type of jewelry that incorporates both beauty and history. Unlike pottery and stone, glass is not a material commonly associated with ancient societies, but in fact it was highly popular and widely produced in the Roman Empire, leading to archaeological finds.
The aging process that the glass has undergone gives Roman glass jewelry its unique attraction ~~ in combination with the environment in which the glass has spent hundreds of years, produce vibrant lusters and specklings in place of the original clarity and transparency. Coloration also depends on the treatment and setting of the glass by the jeweler, with greens, blues, purples and reds being most common.