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A Silver Hinged Bracelet from Rajasthan

A Silver Hinged Bracelet from Rajasthan


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An Antique Silver Hinged Bracelet Bangle (Kakan or bangri gokru) from Rajasthan, India. Solid silver balls around the perimeter. Worn by the Bhill, Dngee and Patel tribal people of Rajasthan. Solid silver ball perimeter. One quarter-hinged part can be opened by central pin. Shows great wear of use. Ref: Traditional jewelry of India by Oppi Untract Ref: Bijoux Ethniques d'Afrique, d'Asie et des Iles du Pacifique " , collection René van der Star Inner Diameter – 2 ¼ inches Outer Diameter – 4 ¼ inches Note: Please see additional tribal and ethnic jewelry pieces in our Trocadero Gallery