Vintage Indian ankle bracelet with small bells and chains.
Length: 10.75 inches
Width: About 1 inch including bells
Clasp Type: Large S hook
Materials: Mixed Metals
Metal Color: Dark, brassy to coppery. A bit discolored in places.
Metal Finish: Unpolished
Detailing: Bells, chains and flat cut-out dangles.
Vintage Indian style ankle bracelet with lots of detailing. Small bells, draped chains and small flat cut-out dangles. 10.75 inches from end to end and about 1 inch in width, including the draped chains and bells. Closes with a large S hook, not original to the ankle bracelet, but servicable. Lightweight.
Jewelry has been worn in India for over 5,000 years. It not only has traditional and aesthetic value, but is also considered as a source of security in times of financial crisis. The amount and types of jewelry owned by a woman signifies her status. The beauty of Indian jewelry lies in the uniqueness of its design and the workmanship involved in creating it.