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