WAG Walters Art Gallery museum shop “Olbia’s Treasure” Greek jewelry 24K gold plated oval lapis lazuli brooch. Stamped “WAG” on reverse.
This stunning piece is in excellent condition, with bright, heavily plated matte 24K gold finish for a lifetime of wear. This is a museum-quality reproduction.
Throughout the archaeological site of Olbia, an Ancient Greek colony dating back to the 1st century B.C. (now present-day Ukraine), areas were unearthed to reveal a treasure trove of finds including jewelry. The set gem stone in this reproduction is inspired by a necklace found in an ancient tomb in Olbia which is now in the Walters jewelry collection.
The pin, featuring a large oval of lapis lazuli, is set in 24k gold-plated pewter and measures approximately 1 3/8 Inches tall by 1 3/4 inches wide.