One of a pair of earrings bought in Tashkent in white metal with red pendant beads (perhaps coral) and hooped metal supports. The upper part of the earring is a rounded arrow-head shape, and may contain a prayer. Below these are half-spheroids in granulation (triangles and diamonds with gallery wire supporting twisted wire pendants and beads). Modern work.
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