Bevy of "Bezants" - A Plethora of "Plättchen"
What are these buggers anyway?
patterned sequin like discs of thin gilded foil in a
myriad of designs and sizes. Religious, geometric, flora,
fauna, fancy, plain - all can bee seen here.
Germany (and some other countries
as well) were crawling in them in the 12th to 14th
Centuries. I've taken such an interest in the little
thingies I've started a section for them. There are
more pieces than these on this site, but here I am
only the ones that still have them attached. Alot
of pieces have been looted over time.
category is for things that have them, with or
without beads. Pieces that formerly had bezants
may be found in other categories.