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SKU: PJ1901

A Pre-Columbian Carnelian Worm Pendant, Tairona Culture, ca. 800 - 1500 CE

Sale price375 USD

This object qualifies for free USA shipping and a flat rate fee of $60 if shipping internationally.

This charming pendant represents the “gusanos”, grub worm, that features prominently in the beads found in the Tairona culture, a Chibcha-speaking group from northern Colombia.  This example is beautifully carved with incised detail.

Dimensions:  Pendant length: 3/4 inch (1.9 cm), strung as a necklace on a 20-inch (50.7 cm) tarnish-resistant sterling silver chain.

Condition:  The pendant is intact and in very good condition overall.  

Provenance:  Private Florida collection, acquired in the early 1970s.

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* A Pre-Columbian Carnelian Worm Pendant, Tairona Culture, ca. 800 - 1500 CE - Sands of Time Ancient Art
A Pre-Columbian Carnelian Worm Pendant, Tairona Culture, ca. 800 - 1500 CE Sale price375 USD