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Item:283244245077Exquisite ANCIENT Islamic GLASS jewellery!Guaranteed over 1,000 years old!WEARABLE!!!You are bidding on the very stunning, desirable & collectable SET of a GLASS bangle and RING as shown in the photographs above.It is very difficult to capture the intricate detail on these works of art!They are much more attractive in person!The photographs do not do justice to the rich/deep colour and patination on these artefacts!These ancient pieces of jewellery have survived intact for over 1,000 years and are in remarkable condition despite their delicate nature. You might think that glass is a cheap material but in ancient times it was HIGHLY regarded and glass makers were employed by Kings and Sultans:https://yalebooks.yale.edu/book/9780300088519/glass-sultansThis SET of a bangle and a ring may have been made for a child due to their small size.Both are made of black glass.The design is simple yet elegant: the bangle is circular with a flat inner edge and has a round protrusion.The ring also has a flat inner edge and is otherwise plain apart from a wonderful lozenge/diamond shape bezel formed by a vertical line. There is a groove that runs along the inside of the ring.Inner DiameterRing - 18mmBangle - 42mmThe bangle has a delightful patina with rainbow irridescence visible and is in excellent condition.On close inspection you can also see some irridescence on the ring which is also in marvellous condition.We will be listing some rare and unusual items this week without reserves – please click on “see other items” at the top right of this page.No reserve and a low starting bid! TERMS & CONDITIONS OF SALE By placing a bid, you have agreed to the following terms and conditions. Winning bidders should contact seller within 2 days of the end of the listing. All sales are final and no returns accepted – read the item description and look at the photos – bid as you feel appropriate. NO BIDDERS WITH LESS THAN 10 FEEDBACK unless they contact me first. If you bid without contacting me first (via the ‘Ask seller a question’ link at top of listing page), your bid may not be accepted and the item offered to the 2nd highest bidder or re-listed. You will also be blocked from bidding on future items. It is the buyer’s responsibility to pay for any taxes, licences, charges or fees for import, etc. If you do not pay for insurance, shipping is at your risk. DO NOT BID IF YOU ARE NOT GOING TO PAY! Overseas bidders PAYPAL ONLY. Please note that payment is due within 2 days. Cheques only acceptable from UK Banks in sterling. Payment by UK sterling cheque - Item(s) dispatched after cheque clears. All returns – buyer must contact seller first for a reference number and to arrange for the return. Please note a 20% handling/administration fee will be deducted from the refund. Please DO NOT leave your questions until the last couple of hours of the listing! If you do leave your questions late – don’t expect a prompt reply as I am sometimes away from my computer when a listing ends. Please note that eBay now charges sellers a 10% fee on the actual postage/shipping cost. Due to this policy, we are charging a small handling fee which is included in the postage/shipping cost – it is kept to a minimum. Unless stated otherwise, no paperwork, certification or documentation is included. I am not an expert so unless otherwise stated - opinion is based on research or sources quoted. All dimensions and measurements are approximate. If you do not pay insurance – item is sent at buyer’s risk. Furthermore, if you pay with Paypal and want your item to be covered by Paypal protection – you have to pay insurance. Otherwise, do not expect an item to be covered for any loss or damage. Postage / shipping quoted is approximate as items listed are usually weighed prior to being packaged. Under eBay regulations, postage can be quoted after auction is complete. I try to provide an accurate shipping cost but bidders should note actual postage will be quoted with invoice as items are packed after the auction closes.On 18-Mar-18 at 00:12:42 GMT, seller added the following information:CORRECTION: Please note that the measurements are all in mm. Therefore this tile is 240mm x 100mm x 15mmCondition:Please see listing
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STUNNING RARE ancient GLASS Ring & Bangle SET 1,000+ years OLD Islamic Persian