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Traditional lucky charm

The artefact

Silver lucky charm with bezel. A jewel typical of Sardinia's goldsmith tradition, it features the typical Bolma rugosa turbine snail shell, decorated with swirl patterns and embellished with a small drop-like bell.

Details

Materiali: Silver, Coral, shells and mother of pearl
Dimensioni: Length cm 7; Width cm 3.5
Località di produzione: Tempio Pausania

Artigiano: Andrea Sotgiu
Settore: Jewels

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