An earring made of leather in the shape of a rounded rectangle. The front of the earring is decorated with five semi-circular pieces of metal, and five rows of small coloured beads, with larger beads at the end of each row. The coloured beads are red, blue, white, green, orange and yellow. The bottom of the earring has blue and orange beads sewn onto the edge. The earring has a strip of leather at the back which is only attached at the top.

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