Vintage Indian chain ankle bracelet with decorative mango drops.
Length: 10.75 inches
Width: 3/4 of an inch
Clasp Type: Hook and ring
Materials: Mixed Metals
Metal Color: Brassy, some discoloration
Metal Finish: Unpolished
Detailing: Decorative mango drops, applied heart-shaped plaques
Vintage Indianchain ankle bracelet with decorative mango drops. 10.75 inches from end to end and about 3/4 of an inch in width. Closes with an improvised "hook and ring" catch - solid "ring" on one end and a soldered ring piece on the other end that has an opening to slip the ring on the other end through. Please see photos, this clasp is hard to describe!. This piece is solid and is heavier than it looks.
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.