The images you'll see as you scroll down to the current text are all part of the story telling in my novel, Realms of Gold:Ritual to Romance.

Bianca Caldwell, pen name, Bianca Fiore, is a writer for an art magazine. In each of her monthly stories she describes an object used in ancient ritual.

National Treasury of Georgia Figure of Lion. 23rd century B.C. Tsnori, Kakheti

In spite of stylization and small size there is clearly shown the strength of a lion. It is the unique pattern of Early Bronze Era.

Casting gold, decorated with relief ornaments, with imitation of granulation and filigree. Length - 5.2 cm, height - 2.8 cm.