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Multi-Strand Ladakh Necklace (#1) - India - Sold

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Title: Ladakh Necklace

Material: Coral, amber, turquoise and silver

People: Ladakhi people

Country: Ladakh - ‘Land of High Passes’, India

Description:
Coral, amber, turquoise & silver were
highly valued jewelry materials in Ladakh,
which had close ties with Tibetan culture.
According to French sociologist, Corneille
Jest, turquoise was considered a ‘living,
perishable stone that shared its wearers’
ultimate fate; it symbolized the vitality &
mortality of man’.

Dimensions: 10 1/2" height x 7"-8" width x 1/2" depth

25" inner circumference x 27" outer circumference

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