1281 SOLD Rare Old Ladakh Heirloom Jewelry with Gold Gilt
Sold to an author of jewelry books
Exquisite Rare Ladakhi COLLAR Skeypuk Necklace
Coral, Silver, Turquoise and Nickel
Gold Gilted Central flower
Very rare heirloom piece estimated to be from the late 1800s.
Worn as a part of the jewelry ensemble that weighs over 10kg!
The collar type of Skeypuk is popular with a small group of families in and around the village of Skurbuchan.
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.