A lot of the ancient civilisations that have left us the most remarkable artefacts are found in the Mediterranean and in Asia. Not only was this area the ‘birthplace of civilisation’ but drier conditions allowed items to be beautifully preserved for millennia. However, there’s another well-known civilisation slightly closer to Pax Romana’s London home. Characterised for their violent invasions and pillaging, the Vikings were … Read More Viking Artefacts – A Collecting Guide to Jewellery and Weaponry from the Viking Era
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What makes jewellery so special are the stories they can tell. This is especially true when it comes to ancient jewellery and more specifically ancient rings. Finger rings are found in archaeology as early as the third millennium BC in the Indus Valley Civilisation. These early rings were just the start of what has become a millennia long love affair between people and rings! … Read More Ancient Rings– 4 Ancient Ring Types you should know about!
One of our biggest periods of interest here at Pax Romana is that of Ancient Rome – and it’s no surprise! The Romans left us many beautiful and well-preserved artefacts from all of Europe. In this article we’re giving you an introductory Roman Art Collecting Guide to help you on your antiquities journey! What do we class as ‘Roman Art’? Simply put, Roman art … Read More How to Buy Roman Art and Artefacts – A Complete Collecting Guide
Ancient Jewellery, Weaponry and Classical Art – Discover the Highlights of Pax Romana’s Second Nov. Auction
For the second of our two November sales, following Masterpieces of Ancient Asia, Pax Romana Auctions will be hosting an auction celebrating Ancient Weaponry, Jewellery and Classical Art. This sale holds many breath-taking XRF tested pieces and artefacts that give you a unique view into the past. Not only are many of these lots wonderful additions to any collection, but the classical pieces can … Read More Ancient Jewellery, Weaponry and Classical Art – Discover the Highlights of Pax Romana’s Second Nov. Auction
One of the constants through human history has been our love for jewellery and accessories. Whether that’s pre-historic seashell necklaces or medieval jewels. Victorian brooches or modern-day diamond earrings. Then as well as now, jewellery can represent its wearer and finish an outfit. Understandably, many of us put a lot of care and time into choosing the jewellery we purchase and it can be … Read More Wearing the Past – Why Wear Ancient Jewellery?