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Mughal Garnet Hoop Earrings

$49.00 Sale Price:   $39.00

Price: $49.00 Sale Price:   $39.00

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In the 16th century, trade flowed freely between the Persian Safavid dynasty and the Indian Mughal Empire. Persian craftspeople joined Mughal-sponsored workshops in the northern Indian city of Jaipur, which remains an artistic center to this day. These sterling silver hoop earrings are studded with delicate faceted garnets in a simplified version of ornate Mughal style.


Handmade in Jaipur, India. Approximately 1" diameter.


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