Today's picture... Silver, India Description : This type of old amulet plate comes from Gujarat and Rajastan and the rectangular shape is supposed to represent the shape of a house ... Ganesh and Lashmi adorn this amulet and are supposed to protect the man or woman who wears this amulet ... dates from the early 20th century. Weight:19,30gr Height:2,047 inch Length:2,165inch www.halter-ethnic.com...see "My Lucky Finds"
Modesty plate for little girls, made of a typical gold and silver alloy (without separation of the metals), from Indonesia, south Sulawesi: Bugis people (among the greatest jewellers in the archipelago); 19th/20th c. Height 7.5 cm. The top is made of silver. Shown in Truus Daalder, *Ethnic Jewellery and Adornment*, p. 190.
Necklace | Moussa Albaka ~ a leading Tuareg jeweler based in Mali. Handcrafted sterling silver Cross of the Agadez combined with wooden beads inlaid with silver and copper | Originally these crosses were passed down from father to son. The father would say to the son, “My son, I give you the four corners of the world, because one can not know where one will die.”