Hmong Silver Earrings Laos ETJ159

These silver earrings are from a Hmong village in the mountainous region of Northern Laos. They are made from solid cast high grade silver formed into a uniquely Hmong design.

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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.

Characteristics
Width: 5cm, 2 in
Height: 4cm, 1.6 in
Weight: 32 grams / 1.1 oz
Period: 19th Century
Provenance: Northern Laos

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