Gold bracelets with animal heads

Each bracelet comprises a cylindrical loop around which two gold wires, one plain and one granulated, are tightly wound. The tips of the bracelet end in griffin-lion heads. The features of the wild cats are rendered in relief with details such as the hair of the animals engraved. Their ears, teeth and tongues are applied. Gold sheet decorated with granulated wire, spiralling tendrils and s-shaped spirals in wire technique conceal the join between the heads and the loop of the bracelet. Triangular cut-out tongues on the lower part complete the decoration of the cylinders of gold sheet.

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