A stunning 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. Inlaid with antique turquoise cabachons.
Origin: Collected in Tibet in the 1980s and part of the Stone Routes Collection.
Weight: 41.3 grams
Size: 75mm x 41mm
Material: Tibetan Silver with turquoise
Age: 19th C