Not bad for over 2,000 years old.
Made of emerald, carnelian, amethyst, and gold, this string of Ptolemaic jewels was made into a necklace by Getty conservators. However, these beads may have been worn as earrings by the lucky Alexandrian woman whom they once adorned.
Beads and a stud, Greek, made in Alexandria, Egypt, 220–100 B.C. The J. Paul Getty Museum