This exquisite antique GHAU Ornament is worn on a necklace in Tibet / Spiti / Ladakh / Sikkim
The openable box is used to keep holy grains or other holy objects.
Made of Silver alloy.
Turquoise and Carnelian.
These are rarely seen in the market as these are revered objects and Buddhists are a very spiritual group.
Age unknown but estimated to be 50-60 years old
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.