MAKARA EARRINGS

  • Makara earrings.

    A gold earrings in the form of Makara, a mythological creature in Hindu culture, also known as the vehicle of the river goddes Ganga, in sanskrit the word means 'sea dragon'.
    The earrings have been modified to be worn.
    Tamil Nadu, India.
    Late XIX century.
    H. cm 2,4, without the hook.