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Torque and earrings with pendants with movable parts

The torque has two pendants of unequal length that have movable, projecting nail-like parts. The hand-made clasp is unique to Gilbert ornaments. Each earring has one pendant of a similar type.


Purchased by the Donor in the 1990s; Gift to MFA June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Joanne Herman in memory of Barbara Herman

American, about 2000


Height x width x depth: 24 x 13.9 x 0.8 cm (9 7/16 x 5 1/2 x 5/16 in.)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Sets