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Antique Silver Devi Pendant from Rajasthan Northern India

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Price: $120.00
Item Number: SeaT-441-P

Antique Tribal Jewelry Devi Pendant from Rajasthan North India

The large old silver pendant was handcrafted by Rajasthani Tribal Jewelry artisans in the late 1800’s or early 1900’s. It depicts Devi, a goddess revered in multiple traditions as the complete embodiment of the universe in all its forms.

In Hinduism, she is often seen as the summation of all divine female aspects, and may be identified also as Shakti or Durga. Pendants depicting cultural heroes and deities are worn throughout India as amulets and as a form of tribute.

This magnificent pendant has a warm age patina and wear patterns from decades of loving wear. It comes with a simple black cord for wearing in the traditional fashion.

An very similar antique silver pendant is shown on page 99 of of Oppi Untracht's book "Traditional Jewelry of India." Wearable, collectible Antique Silver Devi Pendant from Rajasthan Northern India. 

India enjoys a rich cultural and religious heritage going back for thousands of years. As always, please consult an expert in the field for exact interpretation and to verify iconography.

Measurements: (1 inch = 2.54 cm)
    Pendant Size = 2-1/2 inches long x 2 inches wide
    Black cord length = 17 inches (contact us if you want a longer cord)
    Weight = 0,77 oz (21.7 grams)
    Material = Silver; Black cord with metal findings.

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