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Lantioni pendant

The artefact

This distinctive gold pendant, locally called lantioni, is commonly found throughout the Southern Campidano region. It reminds of an old XVIII century oil lamps. It consists of two welded pyramids, decorated with exquisite granulation patterns and filigree, finished at both ends with fine filigree rosettes.


Materiali: Gold
Tecniche di lavorazione: Filigree, Granulation, Traditional goldsmith's techniques
Dimensioni: Width cm 1.5 ; Height cm 4
Località di produzione: Cagliari

Artigiano: Gioielleria Carta
Settore: Jewels

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