An amazing pair of antique Tibetan sterling and turquoise earrings. Please note that the color in the first photo is way off after being processed by Ruby Lane. The color in the subsequent photos are correct.
This style of earrings were worn on special occasions- festivals, holidays and celebrations when women were dressed in their finest clothes and jewelry.
They are set with dark blue and some green turquoise with flat surfaces
The massive earrings 5" long by 1.5" wide. The sides of the bezels around the outsides of the earrings are embellished with twisted wire and triangles made from small beads.
The earrings were worn in the ears with a chain through the loop at the top to support the weight. The chain was either woven into a headdress or hair.
Unmarked, the silver tested 900 silver with acid. Total weight is 76.2 grams.
A rare and beautiful pair of ethnic Tibetan earrings c1900.
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