Silver and Coral Necklace from the Nyoma / Chanthang area of Ladakh
Such pieces are usually found in 2 rows of coral and silver - making this triple row unusual!
Also note the coral beads embedded within the silver bits.
Superb antique collectible that can also be worn
Age unknown but estimated to be 50-60 years old
With the prosperity in Ladakh in the recent years, such outstanding heirloom pieces hardly ever come up for sale.
Rare Heirloom 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.