1536 Old Woven Gold Jewelry - Pair Earrings - South India

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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

21g

Worn as a pendant in the last photo! 

PRICE ON REQUEST

 

NOTE: Gold Jewelry will not be shipped out of Singapore. Self pick-up must be arranged. Please write to jaina@wovensouls.com to discuss alternate arrangements.
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This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.

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