Gold-Torqued Maidens of Britain

Culhwch identifies several ladies as gold-torqued maidens.

The gentle gold-torqued maidens of this Island: in addition to Gwenhwyfar, the first lady of this Island, and Gwenhwyach her sister

in the name of all these did Culhwch son of Cilydd invoke his boon.

A torque (also spelled torc or torq) is a stiff neck ring in metal, and are found in Celtic, Illyrian, and Scythian cultures, amongst others. They were used from the eighth century BC to the third century AD.