Java, Indonesia, 20th century. The massive gold bangle is open and tapers towards the ends. The center of the upper side shows a square reserve depicting Garuda subduing a naga, a classic subject of Hindu mythology. Garuda is the mythical bird and represents the sun, the sun here depicted on the left side of his head. His subjugation of the snake is a symbol of the victory of good over evil. Uma, consort of Shiva, with the Nandi bull lying by her feet is engraved to the left of the reserve, while Laxmi, consort of Vishnu, with a conch by her feet is engraved to the right.