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Amazing Anglo-Saxon ring on display at Berkeley Castle. The ring is an exceptional example of goldwork, with intricate filigree work, and four beasts heads with inlaid blue and yellow glass eyes.

Sutton Hoo ship burial

Raven Shield Mount, Anglo-Saxon, early century AD, From Mound Sutton Hoo…

Fibula Lombard, VII AD-Gold, silver, precious stones - National Archaeological Museum, Cividale del Friuli.

Courtesy of the National Archaeological Museum, Cividale del Friuli, Italy.

Anglo Saxon brooch. 500-550. Metropolitan Museum of Art

Anglo-Saxon Bird-Shaped Brooch, Found in France; Medium: Silver-gilt, garnets, no spring/pin extant; Artistic traditions that developed at Kent spread through the export of objects, this would have been an export or a copy of an export;

Astrolabe planisphère

“ Astrolabe planisphère Asne Michel moitié siècle-début siècle) orfèvre à Caen © RMN / René-Gabriel Ojéda ” An astrolabe (Greek: ἀστρολάβον astrolabon, “star-taker”) is an elaborate inclinometer, historically used by.

Anglo-Saxon Finger Ring, 7thC - 8thC AD. Gold finger-ring; broad, flat hoop expanding to large oval bezel; covered with bands of twisted wire, simulating plaiting and diverging at the shoulders to enclose a circular design in pearled wire and pellets. Principal motive may be a quatrefoil, pellets in centre and interspaces forming a cross pattee. | ↳THE BRITISH MUSEUM

Right Gold finger-ring; broad, flat hoop expanding to large oval bezel; covered with bands of twisted wire diverging at the shoulders to enclose a circular design in pearled wire and pellets. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Square-Headed Brooch [Anglo-Saxon] (1985.209) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Square-Headed Brooch, century Anglo-Saxon Copper alloy with gilding and niello inlay

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