It has a wonderful deep green patination, typical of undisturbed soil conditions. It is still strong and springy. Such torques were worn by both men and women, in both in the late Bronze Age and Iron Age in Europe. They are a mark of cultural distinction between tribes and social rank, with silver and gold for the elite class (which we rarely find). This is a perfect museum grade example, with a gorgeous patina.APPROXIMATE SIZE AND WEIGHT IN MM. All items are acquired from legitimate sources such as established galleries, International.
Coin fairs and old British and European collections. If you have any further questions, please feel free to send a message! We use a lot of protective packaging so please use this if you are returning an item. Damaged/cleaned/items altered in any way will not be accepted for return.Sellers list and keep visiting our sales. The item "MUSEUM QUALITY CELTIC BRONZE AGE NECK TORQUE TORC NECKLACE RING CA. 1500-1200BC" is in sale since Thursday, October 1, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\British". The seller is "ancienthistoryltd" and is located in Beccles. This item can be shipped worldwide.