P-2568 Sinú Gold Necklace with Stylized Bird Effigies
Colombia, circa A.D. 500-1000
This necklace, composed of five gold Sinú ear ornaments, each with two stylized bird effigies, was hand-crafted into a modern wearable work of art with 18k gold links, chain, and clasp by art jeweler Sam Joseph of Laguna Beach. The ancient gold is from a private Southern California collection.
Dimensions: Length: approx. 18 in.(45.7 cm.); Greatest width of individual gold filigree medallions: 1.5 in. (3.8 cm.).