This style of antique Hmong silver earrings are rarely seen today.
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.
Diameter: 3cm, 1.2in
Weight: 29.4 grams (together)
Period: Early 19th century