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Traditional 151 grams bangle in Sterling Silver from North West India.
This bracelet from Gujarat in North West India was once worn by women in the Saurashtra region, but was also made and worn by their neighbors from Rajasthan. In Gujarat, adornments are known to be large and massive, often in silver.
The bracelet opens in two parts with a screw. The process is fairly easy. Despite its heaviness, it is a comfortable bangle that can easily be worn on a daily basis.
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: 9 cm x 7 cm
Diameter: 8 cm x 8 cm
Weight: 151 g
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20% of the profits from the Ancient Past collection will be donated to Santra and women in need from her village (Pushkar Desert, Rajasthan, India)