Pair of old silver ornament used for fixing the two sides of the apron or robe together at the waist.
Beautifully crafted silver bases embellished with with coral and turquoise
Back have sharp hooks that hold the thick wool cloth ends firmly in place.
Estimated to be from the early to mid 1900s
While apron buckles are common, this shape is rare!
Acquired on a field visit.
Each is larger than my palm
antique tibetan jewelry
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.