Fortunato Pio Castellani & Sons, ‘Hair ornament in the form of a caduceus’, ca. 1875, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Taking the form of the cadeuceus, or wand, of the god Mercury, this hairpin incorporates dragon heads similar to those found on Cypriot gold earrings from the fifth century B.C.

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