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Old Himalayan Large White Conch Shell Necklace

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Price: $995.00
Item Number: TAH-612-Nk

Old Tibeto-Nepalese Necklace with Sacred White Conch

This unique large collectible necklace was meticulously handcrafted in the Tibeto-Nepalese region of the Himalayas in the mid 1900's of ornate brass with white Conch, Turquoise, and Red Coral. The large spear-shaped brass pendant has a central conch cabochon with a running border pattern that promises a long life. 

More conch shell has been generously strung on the flanking crescent-shaped pendants and side strands. This necklace has been restrung using the original beads and a few newer oneAge patina and distinctive wear patterns, especially on the center pendants. 

This is an elaborate necklace with many nuances of design; Please see images to see the extraordinary craftsmanship. One-of-a-kind Collectible.

About Conch: The plateaus of Nepal and Tibet were was once part of a giant ocean floor. The shells and coral that were buried there eons ago are highly prized by jewelry artisans for making symbolic pieces. Among the most revered shell is the conch, its white color considered to be the most sacred color among Tibetans.

Measurements:
    Size = 22 inches inner circumference (1 inch = 2.54 cm)
    Pendant Size = 4-1/4 inches long x 2-3/8 inches wide
    Weight = 7.9 oz
    Material = Conch shell; Brass; Turquoise; Coral

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