Traditional Nepalese Dori Silver Tamang Necklace with Boteh & Gau


Early 20thc impressive traditional Dori silver necklace worn by Tamang women of Nepal. Individual large pendants in the boteh form with a central amulet embellished with red glass bead. The individual elements composed of pitch filled sheet silver decorated with repousse and chasing, coin silver content. Cord that connects the pendants is a hand finger woven animal fiber around a hand spun wool core, this wrapping has losses.

34″ total length
amulet 3.5″ by 3″


Additional information

Weight1.5 lbs