Tai-Dum Silver Hairpin ETJ175

From the Tai-Dam minority of north-west Vietnam, this antique silver hairpin is a rare find. It is exceptionally well crafted from solid cast high grade silver (49g / 1.7 oz) with a conical crown bearing a flower motif.

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The Tai-Dam are the third largest ethnic group of the 54 ethnic groups recognized by the Vietnam government and their silversmiths of old produced some stunning tribal jewellery.

Characteristics
Length: 18 cm, 7 in
Diameter Cone: 3cm, 1.2 in
Period: 19thC

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