Project Description

Gold thali marriage pendant, South India

A 22 kt gold marriage pendant from South India, called “Thali”, worn by women in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. This kind of pendants are not massive, they usually have a lac core.

From first half 20th century.

The size of the pendant is 38 x 17 x 16,3 mm.

It weighs 8,5 gr.

References:

“Ethnic Jewellery and Adornment”  Daalder, Truus, Ethnic Art Press, 2009
“Traditional Indian jewellery”  Untracht, Oppi, Thames & Hudson, 1997

Price: 690,00 €