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Toward the end of the Han dynasty , probably not before the later 2nd century ce , the art of granulation was communicated to China from the Hellenized region of the Black Sea coast. Lucky "Baboa" has been display randomly on the box. Probably because the Mesoamerican area was poor in gold, objects made of this material date from about 1, years after those from the Andes c. Kace Gold Star Hoop Earrings. Hundreds of different components for ornaments were produced by machines, an electric gold-plating technique was invented, metal alloys were used in place of gold and silver, and the production of imitation stones increased in both quantity and quality. From the necklace hung a pendant. Although gold and other precious metals were components of these ornaments, feathers and other brightly coloured materials were the most important features—the more elaborate the trimmings, the higher the social rank and class of the wearer.