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Aneddu de punta

The artefact

This traditional ring featuring gold and mounted stones, is called anellu de punta. It is part of the goldsmith's tradition of Orgosolo, the renown town at the heart of Sardinia. It is made of a fretworked gold foil and decorated with small filigree elements and mounted turquoise and semi-precious stones. This ring is traditionally inherited by sons.

Details

Materiali: Gold, Semi-precious stones
Tecniche di lavorazione: Filigree, Traditional goldsmith's techniques
Località di produzione: Dorgali

Artigiano: Esseffe
Settore: Jewels

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