A stunning Nepali or Tibetan bracelet from the 1970s or 80s. Here the purple resin is carved to depict cat and goat among vegetation. The top and bottom are overlaid with silver sheeting that has been worked in repousse to depict floral designs. There is further decoration both on the top and bottom: four cabochons of turquoise in smooth bezels on either side. This beautiful bracelet was produced with primitve tools. It could be worn alone or stacked with silver bracelets to great effect.
Inner circumference is 21 cm (8 1/4"). Inner diameter is 6.5 cm (2 1/2"). The width is 1.5 cm (5/8"). It weighs 80 grams.