I say often about carrying a pack of foam lolly sticks around with you, pennies for a pack of 500, and here's yet another use for them! Great activity for Roman topic, and instant display material for a returning teacher! #supplyteaching
A rare art deco onyx and diamond "Montre Bague Navette" keyless ring watch, by Cartier, circa 1920 The "ship" case set with shaped onyx batons, the dial with Roman numerals, blued steel hands and visible balance, within a single-cut diamond bezel, the crown decorated with rose-cut diamonds, mounted in platinum, dial signed Cartier,
Art Deco sapphire and diamond lady's wristwatch by Cartier, Paris c.1925 , the cream rectangular dial with black Roman numerals, diamond set bezel with rectangular cut sapphires to either side, three sapphires of marquise and pear shape forming a triangle at the shoulders.
Roman numerals, the numeric system used in ancient Rome, employs combinations of letters from the Latin alphabet to signify values. The Roman numeral system is a cousin of Etruscan numerals. Use of Roman numerals continued after the decline of the Roman Empire. From the 14th century on, Roman numerals began to be replaced in most contexts by more convenient Hindu-Arabic numerals.
Circa 1920 Art Deco diamond set lady's turtle wristwatch by Cartier, Paris: the tortoise shaped silvered dial with black Roman numerals, rose diamond set bezel and winder, the shaped rectangular shoulders pierced and millegrain set with rose diamonds, mounted in platinum, the case back in gold.