Sinu Gold Pectoral - FJ.3915, Origin: Colombia, Circa: 500 AD to 1000 AD, Dimensions: 3.575" (9.1cm) wide, Collection: Pre-Columbian, Style: Sinu, Medium: Gold. Round and glowing as the disc of the sun, this gold pectoral would once have been worn by a Sinu individual of high rank. The utter simplicity of its shape and the timeless radiance of gold makes this ancient jewel immensely appealing to the contemporary eye. When we admire its unadorned beauty, we share our appreciation with the ancient culture that created it. It evokes the fabled riches of El Dorado, the splendors of a vanished world.
Ancient South America