Asian Civilisations Museum series is a new creation stimulated by the long unbroken fascinating history of antique jewellery reimagined with contemporary designs that will touch your heart.
These pair of silver filigree earrings is crafted expertly with a lustrous pearl. It is a inspiration from Padang curu-curu which bring good luck to both the giver and receiver. Sophistical and elegant piece for a dinner date.
- Article Number: WE00229
- 10-11mm Freshwater Pearl, Semi-Round, White
- Surface Grading: B
- Lustre Grading: Excellent
- Sterling Silver with Gold Plated
- Gemstone: Cubic Zirconia
- Earrings Size: 10cm
- Earrings Color: Rose Gold
ACM Product Inspirations | Pair of silver filigree earrings for Batak women called ‘padung curu-curu’ from Early 20th century of North Sumatra
Accession No.: 2002-00558 Collection of Asian Civilisations Museum
These earrings bring good luck were mostly worn by women of fine birth, or women from an elite community. Jewellery has many different functions in island Southeast Asia, for example it was used to indicate social positions, to symbolise the importance of the social relationship between the giver and the receiver during gift exchanges.
About Asian Civilizations Museum
ACM is Singapore’s national museum of Asian antiquities and decorative art, the only museum in Asia with a pan-Asian scope. ACM jewellery gallery illustrates how Southeast Asian jewellery is present at every stage of life from Neolithic period to the 20th century giving Pearly Lustre great inspiration to craft our Jewelry Story base on joy & happiness.
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