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 Praeneste Fibula

The Praeneste Fibula 

This brooch is inscribed with oldest known latin inscription, which reads: "Manios med fehfhaked numasioi" (Manius made me for Numerius).

7th century BC, Museo Preistorico Etnografico Luigi Pigorini, Rome. Photo by Pax Vobiscum.