This hairpin is a replica of an original from the 1st-2nd century AD found in the Roman city Londinium. Women with long hair wore these hairpins. Sometimes they even wore more than one hairpin. Around the 1st centuy AD long hair was the fashion for Roman women. This hairpin is a very luxurious jewel that represented the social rank of the wearer.
This hairpin is completely handmade of bone. It measures 18 x 1,6 cm. The hairpin shows the depiction of a wealthy Roman woman with beautiful headwear. The hairpin is decorated on both sides.
This item is a museum replica.
Length: 18 cm
Width: 1.6 cm;
Based on a historic original: yes;
Transport weight (gram): 50 *
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
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