Antique Tribal Silver Bracelet ETJ116

$775.00

This antique silver bracelet was made by the Hmong, a hill tribe people of Southeast Asia known for their love of silver and considerable skills in producing silver ornamentation with unique designs and richly aesthetic. This bracelet is in a split band design, with a simple incised decoration. It is made of solid high grade silver, weighing 65g / 2.3 oz, and is in fine condition with a lovely patina.

Availability: In stock

It is quite a challenge to find genuine antique Hmong pieces like this. Today, without the opium revenues of times past, the Hmong often use inferior alloys instead of silver to make jewellery.

Characteristics

Diameter: 7.5cm, 2.5 in
Weight: 65 grams / 2.3 oz
Period: Late 19th century
Provenance: Luang Prabang, Laos

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