The pendant is composed of a well polished garnet, surrounded by a border of small rectangular cloisonné garnets set over patterned gold foil.
Pendant by Unknown Artist, early 7th century
© Ludlow Museum
- Gold & garnet
- 3.4 x 2.5 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £6,000 ( Total: £23,000)
- Acquired in:
- Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Each is cut with a single notch and set to form an interlocking frieze.
Discovered by a metal detector user in West Shropshire and declared Treasure in 2004.