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Single silver earring (ghalamiya) consisting of a hollow conical bead with a raised central band decorated with silver bosses. The bead is further ornamented with beaded silver wire wrapped around its circumference and a pyramid of silver balls soldered to the bottom tip. A plain round silver hook is soldered to the top. Worn in pairs by women of northern Oman.



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Object reference number: RRM44309

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