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#1688

 

Long bib-style necklace

with Tairona carnelian frog, beads, &  pendants,  also pre-Columbian gold nose ornament with repousse designs - modern beads of mud ruby and 14k gold.

 

Notes:

 

The Tairona Civilization flourished in the northern Colombian region between 200 c.e. and 1600 c.e. The Tairona were known for their expertise in agriculture, crafting, and intricate metallurgy which included goldsmithing.*

*https://www.worldhistory.org/Tairona_Civilization/