Tag: Roman

Roman Cosmetics & Getting the Look

Full disclosure, I am not an expert in regards to Ancient Roman cosmetics, or modern cosmetics for that matter. I thought it best to put that out on the table right away. However, it is something I am trying to master, which is usually when everything goes horribly wrong.

The Images of Pompeii

The images of Pompeii have given us an unprecedented glimpse into the past. When Mount Vesuvius erupted and devastated the towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum, time froze. And while there is always the possibility, and likelihood, of artistic license, these images provide us with a well preserved glimpse into how they inhabitants dressed, their habits, beliefs, social environment, and status.

Sourcing Roman Supplies

Here is a list that I’m continually adding to of items and supplies for the Roman persona.

Sources: Ancient Roman Jewelry

Books

Calinescu, A., & Indiana University, Bloomington. Art Museum. (1996). Ancient jewelry and archaeology. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 

ALL THAT BLING

AN INTRODUCTION TO ROMAN JEWELRY 1 BCE to 2 CE

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