Silver Indian Rajasthani Arm Band. This piece is fairly modern, from the 1970s or so. Many Indian jewelry items look sleek and modern even though the style is quite old. Dancers, I know you're always looking for quality upper arm adornment!
Inner Circumference: 10.25"
Inner Diameter: 3.25"
Width: About 1/2 inch at the widest, 1/4" at the narrowest (by clasp)
Materials: Sterling Silver
Detailing: Wire wrapped
Closure: Small peg on one end fits into a hole at the other, torque it a bit to pull apart
Rajasthani upper arm band in sterling silver. Hollow band is thicker in the middle and is adorned with wire wrapped-clasp. There is a .925 stamp on the band, visible in the photos. Inner circumference is 10.25 inches. Inner diameter is 3.25 inches. About half an inch wide, but does vary a bit. This piece is somewhat flexible to allow for the clasp to open, but it can easily be slipped over the hand and up the arm. The clasp is a peg and hole type. Open by pulling the ends apart and close by fitting the peg back into the hole on the opposite side. Lightweight and easy to wear. This arm band is not super old, maybe 10 to 25 years. Slightly tarnished but in excellent condition.
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.
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