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1894 Rupee | Pendant

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⊹ 1894 ⊹ 
Centennial rupee in Sterling Silver from Rajasthan - Northern India.
Rupee dating from 1894 adorned with two rings on the top to be worn as a pendant. Hand carved flowers pattern were also added to the design.
In ancient and modern Indian cosmology, wearing precious or massive jewelry is a way of wearing wealth onto the body. The jewel, which shapes identity, is invested in the power of the gods and goddesses.
The importance given to adornment among the Indian people dates back to 5000 years. Archaeologists have discovered that Indians have been creating jewelry since prehistoric times. The ornaments harmonize beliefs, they evoke a certain form of power, a feeling of social, religious or regional belonging, wealth or simply to beautify the wearer
Size: 2,5 cm x 3,5 cm
Weight: 7,5 g
⊹ Unique piece ⊹ 

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