Woman’s Earring in the form of a coiled serpent
6cm, 8,5 grams
This is worn by screwing the lower end into a series of holes at the upper ear perimeter.
Such earrings are worn by the tribal women of Orissa
This type is called Nagulu (see: W.Ganguly – Earrings, page 202-203)
Jain-Neubauer – Chandrika, page 77
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