27 January 2018

Desperately Seeking Santo Loquasto

Madonna starring in Desperately Seeking Susan, 1985.

The earring was handmade by costume designer Santo Loquasto. The earring “has a hand-painted, molded plastic female pharaoh with metallic leather backing, imitation turquoise, and stone beads.” The earring, which plays a prominent role in the film, was estimated at $7,000 to $10,000.