The use of blue glass for the body is an unusual feature for this type of bracelet. Through time the glass has acquired a gray surface; but, when fresh, the effect of the blue against the gold must have been stunning.
Oliver, Andrew Jr. 1966. "Greek, Roman, and Etruscan Jewelry." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 24(9): p. 274, fig. 10.
Williams, Dyfri and Jack Ogden. 1994. Greek Gold: Jewelry of the Classical World. p. 46, fig. 39, New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.