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.

Etruscan Gold Necklace Suspending a Phoenician Glass Pendant in the Form of a Bearded Man

Gold and core-formed glass, ca. 525-500 B.C.E.
From the collection of the Getty Villa, Malibu, California.