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Domitia Pendant
Domitia Pendant
Domitia Pendant
Domitia Pendant
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Domitia Pendant

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This ancient "bling" is truly a showstopper, with a beautifully framed cabochon gemstone crowning a gorgeous cluster of grapes, beneath. It is based on a pair of Roman earrings dating to the first century AD, and is also available as earrings on our website, here. Our pendant is available with the following stone: Red Carnelian, Aqua Chalcedony, or Mother of Pearl. Please indicate your choice of stone in the Special Instructions area of this page. This pendant may be purchased along with one of our 18" Italian gold or silver chains, here.

"Domitia" is the female patronymic of the name Domitianus. One famous Domitia was the wife of the emperor Domitian (r. AD 81 - 96), Domitia Longina. This Domitia was not only the Augusta, or empress of Rome, from whom the emperor "could not bear to be separated (Suetonius, Life of Domitian 3.1), but she was, too, a strong and independent woman: Domitia Longina was the owner of the beautiful Horti Domitiae, a large luxury garden estate in the north of the city, which was located immediately across the river from the historical city center. This imperial estate would soon become the location for the mausoleum of the emperor Hadrian (r. AD 117 - 138), which is known today as the Castel Sant' Angelo.

Pendant Details

Overall height: 2 cm

Cabochon stone diameter: 5 mm

Available Precious Metals and Prices

925 Sterling Silver: $100

18 Karat Gold Over Sterling Silver: $200

14 Karat Gold: $420

18 Karat Gold: $520