Authentic antique Hmong silver jewelry is easily distinguished from recently made pieces, which are now made from aluminum, or cheap alloy plated with silver.
Diameter: 8cm, 3.2 in
Weight: 43 grams / 1.5 oz.
Period: Late 19thC – Early 20thC
Provenance: Northern Laos
Reference: Paul & Elaine Lewis, Peoples of the Golden Triangle p.47
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