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India | Earrings (Karanphul Jhumka). Gold, diamonds, and pearls inset in the kundan technique, with polychrome enamel (minakari) | ca. 18th/19th century, Rajasthan.

A PAIR OF DIAMOND AND RUBY 'JHUMKI' EAR PENDANTS. Each designed as a hemisphere, kundan-set with table-cut 'polki' diamonds and rubies, suspending a fringe of seed pearls, to a similarly set openwork surmount designed as a flower head, with a total gemstone weight of approximately 11.00 carats, a total diamond weight of approximately 7.50 carats, and total pearl weight of approximately 4.00 grams, mounted in gold.