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A depilatory tweezer of which examples are found in pre-Colombian jewelry, some in Calima jewelry from Colombia and some in Peruvian jewelry. Such articles are sometimes in the form of a simple unadorned bent-over strip of metal (about 4 to 9,5 cm long), with the terminals extended in a crescent shape; but some ornate examples have the front arm in the form of an anthropomorphic figure wearing a diadem, earrings, and nose ornament.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson