The surface of this elegant, silver turban ornament is engraved and glazed. At the top, an open flower features semi-precious stones mounted using the kundan technique. A bird acts as a support and holds a small ring in its beak, from which a number of river pearls hang. The eyes and crown on its head have been produced using garnets edged in gold. The centre of the bird's wings features a mounting of hard stones and they are made of the same lobed leaves as the flower. Near the stylised tail, a sinuous "S” in shape, another small ring holds hanging pearls giving the idea that the bird is holding them in its talons.