Islam: Along with mosaics, Islamic culture can also be tied to having ornate, colorful jewelry often depicting religious symbols. "Ear pendant with riders. Sirkap, Taxila, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province 1st century CE. Gold and turquoise. H. 4 5/16 in. (10.9 cm)."
Gold Etruscan strap necklaces from the Tuscan Maremma (6th century BC). The first one of plaited wire and suspended chains, beads, rosettes, acorns, lotus flowers and buds. The second necklace is hung with the heads of a river-god, sirens, flowers, buds, scarabs and settings for onix gems and amber.