Authentic antique Hmong hill tribe silver jewellery is hard to come by nowadays. Recently made Hmong jewelry is often made from inferior alloys, aluminum, or silver plated tin and is quite easily distinguished from the more charming pieces of old when opium production funded the Hmong’s love of silver ornamentation.
Reference: Paul & Elaine Lewis, Peoples of the Golden Triangle p.39
Diameter: 6cm, 2.4 in
Width of band: 3cm, 1.2 in
Period: Early 20th century