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Suite of jewelry in three parts (earring (one of a pair))

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Set of jewelry consisting of a pendant and a pair of earrings. Pendant (modern brooch added) formed by four pieces of silver-gilt set with red tourmalines lined together, with five small pendants hanging from lowest piece. Earrings (modern studs) formed by two pieces of silver-gilt set with...

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Pendant and earrings originally belonged to similar but not identical sets.

Credit Line

Gift of Gordon Abbott, Katherine Batchelder, and Eleanor Lothrop

Italian, 19th century

Object Place

Sicily, Italy


16 x 7.5 x 15 cm (6 5/16 x 2 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.) object a - other dimensions recorded in other dimension field

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Medium or Technique

Gilded silver, red tourmalines, and seed pearls


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Earrings, Flares, Plugs, Studs