Handsome and super versatile, cylindrical amulet necklace
Price for clients in the US: USD 130. Please see the shipping and payment details at the end of this product description.
A gorgeous tribal piece that exemplifies Indian minimalism. Perfectly proportioned, adequately detailed and fabulous to touch and wear. Crafted out of a thick silver sheet, this tubular amulet is heavy. It is not lac filled, as is generally the case today. At the time it was sold off, the jeweller drilled holes across to check for this. In fact, you can squint your eyes and look through the holes on the side!
Accented with long and narrow barrel-shaped beads with granulation work, we've strung this handsome amulet on a waxed cotton cord. The cord has adjustable length thanks to the beautiful macrame sliding knot.
Composition: Sterling Silver.
Stamped: No visible markings.
Measurements: (of the cylindrical amulet) 3.8 cms long and 2.4 cms at the widest.
Weight: Approximately 15 gms for the amulet alone. Total weight with beads and cord is around 29 gms.
Age: early 20th century.
Country of origin: India
Please note: (1) All the jewellery in this collection is vintage, and thus neither new nor in mint condition. Wear, dents, scratches, oxidation etc. are in keeping with the age of the jewellery.
(2) All the jewellery has been gently cleaned to remove surface dirt and oils but not the patina- which in our view adds immensely to the appeal of vintage pieces. While in great condition (none of the jewellery is broken/chipped/in need of repair), all were previously owned by someone else, and while not perfect each is full of old history and charm. Please use accompanying photographs to make your decision and be sure to ask any questions you may have before purchase.
(3) It is also worth reminding that since the jewellery is shot in close-up mode, the pieces may look bigger than actual size. Conversely, some large pieces may look smaller in pictures. Always refer to the mentioned dimensions.
Shipping and payment details for clients in the US: A flat fee of $10 per packet will be charged for shipping within the continental USA. These pieces will be shipped from our California studio. Ignore any other shipping charges that may show up at the time of checkout. Select "PayPal" as the payment mode and place the order. You will receive a mail from us with the total amount to be paid and the mail id for PayPal payment. You can choose any other way to pay as well, in case you don't use PayPal. Please do NOT add any other item apart from those in this collection to your cart. For all other purchases (from other collections) for delivery in the USA from our US office, you need to place an order on our US website.