Earring 10882

Flores

Gold

19th/early 20th Century 

1.75 in/4.5 cm  23 grams

$6000

The omega form of this earring is thought by art historians to be a fertility symbol dating to the Neolithic Period, which is felt to represent a woman’s womb and genitals. There is also an interpretation we endearingly call the “Japanese robot” stylization that likely represents an ancestor.