A great looking silver hair ornament with missing cabachon. The overall condition is very good with a lovely patina from being worn and handled. Collected in the Salween Valley region, North East of Lhasa. The elongated shape represents a conch shell, an important symbol of the Dharma.
Origin: Collected in Tibet in the 1980s and part of the Stone Routes Collection.
Weight: 18.6 grams
Size: 54mm x 29mm
Material: Tibetan Silver with copper back
Age: 19th C