1536 Antique Woven Gold Jewelry - Pair Earrings - South India

Gold Earrings

South India

Made by weaving fine wires together into braids. Thick and meant to be worn through larg ear holes.

Solid gold.

Similar examples may be seen in "Dance of the Peacock" as well as in other jewelry reference books.

Such pieces are impossible to make today.

Age unknown but estimated to be from the 1800s

2.5 cm max diameter


Worn as a pendant in the last photo! 


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