Gujarat or Rajasthan silver anklet, India
Big and heavy anklet (one of a pair) either from Gujarat or Rajasthan, India. The possessions of heavy solid silver anklets is still a financial security for village women in very remote areas of India.
From early XXth century or earlier.
Total diameter: 11 cm (4,33 in).
Inner diameter: 6 cm (2,36 in)
Central adornment: 9 x 7,5 cm (3,54 x 2,95 in)
Weight: 283 gr
“Indian Jewellery”, Holbein Hendley, Thomas, BR publication, Delhi, 2009
“Bracelets ethniques”, van Cutsem, Anne, Skira, 2002