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 a turquoise cabochon.
Origin: Collected in Tibet in the 1980s and part of the Stone Routes Collection.
Weight: 9.5 grams
Size: 37mm x 19mm
Material: Tibetan Silver with turquoise and copper back.
Age: 19th C