The Silver Pearl: Researchers Investigate Creation of Medieval Masterpiece

A beautifully 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.

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