Antique Hmong Silver Neck Band w/ Pendant ETJ113


RESERVED This Hmong hill tribe antique soul lock pendant hangs from a silver neck band designed specifically to accommodate this style of pendant. Both the pendant and neck ring are made from solid high grade silver.

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For centuries, silver soul lock pendants have been worn by the Hmong to keep the restless soul from taking flight from the body until the appropriate time has come. The Hmong are a strongly independent mountain dwelling people found throughout SE Asia and southern China and are renowned for their silversmith skills and unique designs. They were the first hill tribe group to successfully cultivate opium.

Width: 3.7cm, 1.5 in
Height: 3.7cm, 1.5 in
Neck Ring
Diameter: 12.5cm, 5 in (flexible)
Combined Weight: 24 grams / 0.85 oz
Period: Early 20th century

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