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Round the neck he might have an ornament called a " torque," composed of twisted gold wire, and bracelets of the same
on the arms and wrists. These seem to have been worn only by chiefs,
and were much prized by their Roman conquerors.

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Costume and Fashion
THe evolution og European dress through the earlier ages
By Herbert Norris
Published in 1924
Available at archive.org
Keywords
Celtic, England
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