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Old Sterling Silver Rajasthan Necklace Pendant w/ Bells TurquoiseOld Sterling Silver Rajasthan Necklace Pendant w/ Bells TurquoiseOld Sterling Silver Rajasthan Necklace Pendant w/ Bells TurquoiseOld Sterling Silver Rajasthan Necklace Pendant w/ Bells TurquoiseOld Sterling Silver Rajasthan Necklace Pendant w/ Bells Turquoise

Here's an impressive old pendant necklace from Rajasthan in Northern India. This is made of solid sterling silver and it weighs 97.8 grams.

The pendant is beautifully handcrafted with a simple design of three rings at sides and bottom and a genuine natural turquoise stone in the center. Dozens of little bells (ghrungrus) dangle along the bottom. This gives the necklace a charming tinkle. These bells were commonly attached to many Indian ornaments.

The pendant measures about 2 1/2 inches across by 2 inches high. It's almost 1/4 inch thick with the back side plain...just showing the hand hammered texture.

And that chain...it's original to the pendant with a special ~U~ shaped link at center for the pendant to hook into. It's a heavy chain with big sturdy links. Because the pendant is removable, you can wear the chain by itself or hook any pendant you have onto it. The clasp is a simple hook and eye.

The necklace chain measures 23.5 inches around. It's 6mm wide. Both chain and pendant have been acid-tested and come up sterling silver at every point. These old Indian high-grade silver pieces don't turn up often as now most are made of low grade or non silver metals.

This estate piece is circa mid-century. Excellent vintage condition.

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Item ID: RL6036


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Gender: Female, Age Group: Adult, Color: Silver / Turquoise, Size: Chain 26 inches around - Pendant 2 1/2 by 2 inches

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Old Sterling Silver Rajasthan Necklace Pendant w/ Bells Turquoise

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