Putting old world sensibilities of ancient Islamic "basket" earring, this elaborate design is constructed of five hemispheres decorated with twisted wire and granulation and studded with eight bezel-mounted garnets. Handcrafted of 24k gold over sterling silver. Hinged backs for pierced ears. Size: 1 3/8 inch.
...created with just the right combination of simplicity and elegance...
The Astonishing Technical proficiency and harmony of form of Islamic jewelry flowered fully in the 11th to 13th centuries from the pyramids of Egypt to the mosques of Persia.