Rare Pre Columbian Gold Bell

Rare Pre Columbian Gold Bell

Description

200 – 1600 CE, Tairona, Colombia

There were millions of gold objects from the ancient Americas when the Europeans arrived.  It is astonishing to find that today still there are some pieces in tact, and lucky for the world.  They did amazing things with gold, often casting zoomorphic figures.  This gorgeous piece may represent a frog or have frog qualities.  It is a high carat with beautiful details and expected wear.

One of a kind

Bell: 7/8 x 7/8 x 3/4″

Sterling chain: 22.75″

$1,075.00

Description

200 – 1600 CE, Tairona, Colombia

There were millions of gold objects from the ancient Americas when the Europeans arrived.  It is astonishing to find that today still there are some pieces in tact, and lucky for the world.  They did amazing things with gold, often casting zoomorphic figures.  This gorgeous piece may represent a frog or have frog qualities.  It is a high carat with beautiful details and expected wear.

One of a kind

Bell: 7/8 x 7/8 x 3/4″

Sterling chain: 22.75″