Vintage Indian tribal coin ring with small bells.
Size: Adjustable, currently sized at 9 US
Materials: Mixed Metals
Metal Finish: Unpolished
Metal Color: Silvery, tarnished
Face Measurement: 7/8 of an inch across
Vintage coin jingle ring from India. Coin ringface is 7/8 of an inch across. Nice small bells on three sides make a soft jingle. this ring is adjustable and currently sized at a US size 9. Silvery metal is tarnished and dark. A traditional bit of tribal belly dance jewelry.
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. Indian silver is plentiful still, and can be found for sale in many places, but less expensive older mixed metal pieces are becoming increasingly hard to find.