nice golden triangle or chinese silver earrings,5cm The yao are reputed silversmiths working for other tribes
youfind this triangle motive earrings from vietnam,to china cf colette gysels tribal earrings ,p 334ill 232 see enlargments
the smallest of the group but very fine granulation work .
kazakh always use granulationwork in their jewelry with simple matreial like glass and silver .This gives a wonderfull estheathix result .beware of fakes or late examples with enamel and stones already made in the seventies
a nice pair of hmong earrings ,nice patina of use(they look better in natural ,the flash takes out the patina) .the minorities from thailand to china use the same triangle motive,3,5cm
cf colette gysels,tribal earrings (skira)p334,ill232 see enlargment
a kazakh silver ring ;the kazakh always used the granulation technique with simple material like silver or glass .
in this case they used also ribbons of silver passed through an instrument with stamped motives .the result is a wonderfully rich esthetic .beware of the fakes(with stone) or late examples with enamel
these genuine rings were already difficult to find in the seventies
a big kazakh silver ring
the kazakhs always use granulation technique with very simple material like silver or glass
the result is a beautiful esthetic result
this big ring might have been made with a tie element
beware of the fakes or late rings with enamel or stones (already made in the seventies
a medium size hampatong (52cm),iban dayak;protective figure collected in 1973 by a dutch collector. He organised an expedition through west kalimantan :a retired army officer and 3 local people were sent to negociate .most of the objects were gathered along the river landak This one was collected in the village of Dari.after the negotiation there was a long ceremony with the kepala adat (head of traditionnal belief)and local nobility .Thanks to this expedition and his report we can identify t ...click for details