'Kathila' earrings are ordered by Mapilla Muslim women, but made only by Hindu artisans, who take over a month to finish the work.The fine filigree decorations are meticulously welded according to a standardized pattern.
H 4cm (without hook)
High carat gold
Mainly Trissur District in Kerala, India
Early 20th century.
'Earrings' ornamental identity and beauty in India, Waltraud Ganguly.