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Jewelry and Parures
TURQUOISE AND SILVER CUFF
Old collections and 19th cent.

 

Object :
Nº 952
Medium :
Stone Silver
Dimensions :
Width: 4.3 cm (1.6") - Weight of silver: 109.1 gr

Cuff bracelet, articulated, in ethnic silver and adorned on one side with three flowers with turquoise hearts. The other side depicts three impressions in relief. Excellent state of preservation.

According to Tibetans, turquoise symbolizes the sky and the water, bringing luck and protection. Very important in Tibet, this stone is also a symbol of love.