This filigree pendant is an allusion to the delicate filigree earrings of the Zenú civilization. Their filigree work was heavily influenced by basketwork and weaving prevalent in their society. Goldsmiths not only merged the form of fabric into their work but an understanding of the various aspects in their lives as interconnected, including the fluvial maze of waters that surrounded them, blooming wildlife, polytheistic awareness, and political conformity. This jewel is an emblem of balance and harmony within the various aspects of life.
2"L * 2 1/2 W