ear ornament

Ear ornament or temple pendant, part of a pair: panel in an angulated ‘boteh’ form – three yellow glass inserts and one dark red with two smaller in triangular box setting; in a ground of circular turquoises in a honeycomb, bordered with filigree in yellow metal; inside a wide loop of twisted yellow metal with an end loop. Below are nine (? + 1 broken) pendants of coiled white metal.

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