Wa / Lawa silver anklet, Golden Triangle, SE Asia
Old silver anklet from the Golden Triangle area in SE Asia. This type of anklets and bracelets can be massive or hollow, like this one. The two ends are stylized lotus buds. Very similar gold bracelets were worn in Bangkok in the XIXth Century.
From the beginning of the XXth Century.
Mainly worn by the Wa/Lawa people.
The inside perimeter is approx. 21 cm (8,27 in) and the inner diameter is 7,3 cm (2,87 in)
It weighs 50 gr.
Anne van Cutsen book “A world of bracelets”
Anne Richter book “The jewelry of Southeast Asia”.