Large Hmong Silver Arrow Earrings Laos ETJ182

Original price was: $725.00.Current price is: $595.00.

This is a particularly sought after design from the various antique tribal silver earrings made by hill tribe groups in Southeast Asia. They are from a Hmong village in the mountains of Northern Laos and are made from solid high grade silver formed into an open circle with a decorated arrowhead shape. They are worn by both the Hmong and Yao as a protective amulet; the arrow pointing up to ensure a favorable flow of universal forces.

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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

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