This lovely object is the only surviving piece from an excavation near Winster in Derbyshire’s Peak District in 1765 or 1766.

The disc is a fine example of mid 7th century gold and garnet jewellery. It is made from a piece of circular silver plate, covered with a layer of gold and decorated with gold and garnets.

Gold and garnet disc from White Low

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