The Silver Pearl: Researchers Investigate Creation of Medieval Masterpiece
fashioned silver pearl excavated years ago at Prague Castle and made in the
Middle Ages has recently been investigated and remanufactured, revealing the
advanced craftsmanship that went into its creation. Researchers call the old
necklace pearl a masterpiece of filigree (delicate designs made of gold or
silver wire) and say it belonged to one of the wealthiest people buried in
Lumbe’s garden cemetery on the castle grounds.