Enameled Gold Chains from the Cheapside Hoard
These chains would have been worn by the middle-class and well-to-do. The Hoard dates to c. 1600.
Pendants Elizabethan pendants were both pinned to a gown or doublet, and hung from a chain or ribbon around the neck. Some pendants were hung on ribbons threaded through the ear, or attached to the end of a girdle belt.
The first is attached to a girdle; the second, a skull pomander.
A Girdle Book
This fabulously enameled girdle book cover would have contained a small book of psalms or prayers. It would have hung from the girdle of an Elizabethan noblewoman.
Two Late 15th/Early 16th century belts
This collar would have been worn close around a woman's neck.