Naga bronze bracelet, probably Konyak, Nagaland, India
Old Naga bronze bracelet from the Konyak Naga tribes. Probably from the XIX Century, maybe older. It was made with the lost wax technique.
It has a very nice old patina.
The Naga people are a conglomeration of several tribes inhabiting the North Eastern part of India and north-western Burma. The tribes have similar cultures and traditions, and form the majority ethnic group in the Indian state of Nagaland, with a significant presence in Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh and some small population in Assam.
Inner perimeter: 22 cm (8,66 in)
The inner diameter is 74 mm
Outer diameter: 95 mm
Width: 9 mm
Weight 63 gr