The Dorestad brooch, a Carolingian brooch c.800, makde from gold, glass, enamel, almandines and pearls; symbols include two intersecting Christian crosses and trees of life. (Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, loaned from the province of Zuid-Holland)
Disk Brooch, first half of the 7th century, made in Hermes, France by the Franks. Gold sheet, beaded wire, granulation, clear glass inlaid with a red glazing on the underside, gold sheet attached to a copper alloy back with silver rivets; no spring pin or attachment posts extant.
Rare gold mourning ring with a rectangular bezel set with a crystal covering a piece of dark hair with skull, painted in white. The hoop adorned with floral scrolls. Good condition. price on application Ref: Charles Oman, British Rings 800-1914, 1974. (Victoria and Albert Museum) 00 EUR. Lot Sold11,250 EUR http://elogedelart.canalblog.com/archives/cabinet_de_curiosites/p50-0.html