The Hmong are a colorful hill tribe people whose homeland is in the mountainous regions of southern China. Hmong living in Laos number around 200,000 and are divided into four sub-groups; the White Hmong, Striped Hmong, Red and Black Hmong. They are renowned for their enviable silversmith skills and unique designs.
Width: 5cm, 2 in
Weight: 31 grams
Period: Mid 20thC
Provenance: Northern Laos
Reference: Paul & Elaine Lewis, Peoples of the Golden Triangle p.60