GOLD BUGIS DISKS

  • Gold BUGIS disks

    Gold disks with filigree decorations, worn in pairs over the solar plexus and said to hold magical powers on the flip side of the disk. 
     

    Bugis, South Sulawesi
    XVIII-XIX century

    Diameter 6,5cm  

    ‘Gold Jewellery’ of the Indonesian archipelago Anne Richter and Bruce W. Carpenter