A gem-set gold Bracelet Tamil Nadi, first half of Century comprising interlinking elements in the form of floral kirttimukhas, the termimals in the form of makara heads, holding an orb between their open mouths, the eyes gem-set 9 cm.
gold, India Description At the origin, these old earrings coming from Karnataka were worn on the lobe and the hook was added later on to be carried more easily by all the women… the decorative elements are particularly pretty…
These old (early earrings are coming from Jaisalmer District-old and wearable for everyday use because of their fairly acceptable weight and dimensions . The bells or balls in silver or gold adorn the jewelry very often in Rajasthan .
Dress Designer: Geoffrey Beene (American, Haynesville, Louisiana New York) Date: spring/summer 1971 Culture: American Medium: silk, plastic Dimensions: Length at CB: 59 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Geoffrey Beene, 2001