It was common for American indigenous people and similar groups from other continents to associate women with fruits, pots, baskets and other containers. They were associated with reproduction, and were thought to hold substances which were vital for the group to reproduce. Women and pumpkins (including marrows and gourds) are two of the principal recurring themes in early Quimbaya period, 900-1600 DC
This magnificent 24K gold necklace is inspired by this association.
24K Gold Plated Beaded Necklace
Pre-Columbian Ethnic Jewelry
23"L Rf# 103-1417-QU