Large collar with ancient
paste glass flask as centerpiece - it is of middle eastern origin circa 10th century c.e. and has a repetitive eye design. Also included are many ancient glass beads and small ancient gold ornaments. The modern 22k gold foil beads are from India.
Archeological evidence points to the invention of mosaic-glass beads in western Asia, which reappeared in Egypt and Syria only after the fourth century b.c.e.*
*The History of Beads by Lois Sherr Dubin