Ca.600-700 AD. A matched pair of gold openwork earrings, each a crescent plaque with hook-and-eye closure, crosses in the central section. Cf. Wamser, L. Die Welt von Byzanz - Europas Östliches Erbe, München, 2004. Good condition, wearable; 70x32mm, 67x32mm, 10.8g; Provenance: Property of a professional London art expert; obtained from an old British collection formed in the 1970-80s.