Neoclassical "Roman Forum" Micromosaic Pendant
The Roman Forum, also known as the Forum Romanum, was the centre of political, commercial, and social life in ancient Rome. At the heart of the city, it served as the location for public speeches, elections, and trials. The Forum was also home to many temples, including the Temple of Saturn, the Basilica Julia, the Arch of Septimius Severus, and the famous Temple of Concord, as well as numerous shops and markets where citizens could purchase goods and services.
A charming example of Grand Tour souvenir jewellery, it was made in Italy towards the end of the 19th Century, circa 1890. The Grand Tour was a traditional rite of passage for young British aristocrats and wealthy individuals, who would journey throughout Europe to experience the continent's history and culture.
Era: Victorian circa 1890
Size: 2.4cm by 1.7cm
Marks: None, tested as 18ct gold
Condition: Good antique condition. Some chips to the glass bezel.
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