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Tibet | Hairpieces made of gold and turquoise. Length: ca 4 cm each || From Jane Casey Singer, *Gold Jewelry from Tibet and Nepal* (1996), p. 136.
Vintage Gau pendant from Tibet a Buddhist adornment
Vintage Gau pendant from Tibet a Buddhist adornment. Gorgeous Gau reliquary adorned with delicate filigree and turquoise cabochons. This amulet box comes from Tibet. Called Gau box, or Ghau prayer box, this Tibetan jewelry was and is still use to contain relics, pious images or plants with medicinal properties. It's a Buddhist adornment worn by women. Design ✧----------- This Buddhist pendant is 3D shape. This Tibetan antiquity is made of low grade silver, adorned with very delicate filigree…
Tibet | Pair of Chatelaines (pendants); Silver, turquoise, coral and Russian silk brocade. Worn as a pair on one's belt in eastern Tibet, these ornaments are for attaching keys, knives, and other essential tools. | 1900 - 1940, Amdo | ©Asian Art Museum, San Francisco