A great looking antique Tibetan silver hair ornament or pendant. The overall condition is very good with a lovely patina from being worn and handled. The elongated shape represents a conch shell, an important symbol of the Dharma. Collected in the Salween Valley region, North East of Lhasa. Mounted with an antique turquoise bead.
Origin: Collected in Tibet in the 1980s and part of the Stone Routes Collection.
Weight: 15 grams
Size: 49.5mm x 24mm
Material: Tibetan Silver with copper back and mounted with turquoise
Age: 19th C