Madhya Pradesh silver bracelet, India 2018-06-13T11:43:14+00:00

Project Description

Madhya Pradesh and Orissa silver bracelet, India

Rigid high-grade silver bracelet from Madhya Pradesh in India, called “nagmuri”. Rathva women wear these bracelets in thick undulant (simulating a snake) silver wire on the upper part of the arm. According to Untracht, similar examples are also worn in Balangir District in Orissa.

From late 19th or early 20th century.

Dimensions:

The inner diameter is approx. 65 mm
Diameter (with flower): 10 cm
Width: 65 mm

Weight: 231 gr

References:

“Bracelets ethniques” Anne van Cutsem, Skira, 2002
“Traditional jewellery of India” Oppi Untracht, Abrams, 1997

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