Earring with bust of the Virgin

The earring is made from two identical gold sheets soldered together. The hook is horseshoe-shaped. The decoration is in repousse technique, while some details and the inscriptions are engraved.

At the lower edge is a broad band bordered by a fine molding, twisted wire and fourteen hemispherical bosses. At the center, outside the band is a circular medallion with a cut-out bust of the Virgin orans. The medallion is joined to the band by two drop-shaped elements, each bearing one hemispherical and one drop-shaped knob. Above the medallion is a cross of Maltese type with the incised inscription. The hook is inserted in two globular loops.

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