David Howell, Belt Mount Earrings
Made in the late Antique/early Byzantine period, the late-fifth and early-sixth centuries, this piece has a heart shape and quatrefoil forms. It would have been used to decorate and reinforce a belt.
Finish: Solid brass, electro-plated with matte gold finish, hand enameled, ear wires are gold plated
Approx. 1.25" long