Lunula

Lunula

Lunula Gold Lunula Necklace, Bronze Age. A lunula is an ornament that was in fashion over the entire Bronze Age and into the Iron Age. It is named after the Latin word for moon luna (lunula literally means: little moon) because of its crescent shape. Usually, it is...
Medieval Jewelry

Medieval Jewelry

Medieval Jewelry The Crown of Princess Blanche. c 1370-80. The ‘Middle Ages’ is a term that has been used to classify the period of European history which starts after the crumbling of the (Western) Roman Empire and ends at the start of the Renaissance. As...