Chris Fern MA FSA, The Staffordshire Hoard Project The Staffordshire Hoard is the largest ever find of Anglo-Saxon treasure, of gold, silver and garnet objects, at around 5kg. It was found in 2009 by a metal-detectorist and became an international sensation. Following seven years of conservation ...
... and their global networks (1650-1750) Lecture held by Evelyn Korsch, Venice The lecture explores the Armenian diaspora in Venice, its activities in the Eurasian gem trade, and its worldwide commercial networks. Venice serves as the starting point because of its important role as turnover hub ...
Involved persons: Jörg Drauschke, Annette Frey, Antonio Juarez-Villena, Dieter Quast
Deutsche Version Within my master thesis in the degree course geosciences at the Johannes Gutenberg-University in Mainz I examine the spectroscopic properties of garnets as well as the inclusions in them with different methods. The goal is to get better statements for the provenance of gemstones. ...
Deutsche Version | Team Present-day Sweden has a large and varied garnet material from the Iron Age. Even if there are finds dating back to the Late Roman Period most objects derive from the 5th to 8th centuries. In Sweden this time period is called the Migration and Vendel Period, and it is ...
Involved persons: Kerstin Sobkowiak, Dieter Quast, Stefan Albrecht, Jörg Drauschke
Involved persons: Elke Nieveler, Judith Jordan, Jutta Geisweid, Christiane Stempel, Esther Horváth