The Ladakh wrist elements are richly decorated with turquoise, cornelian, and coral stitched onto a heavy weight textile support.
The semi-precious stones are representative of the Ladakh deities, protecting and guiding the wearer through the dangerous human world. Turquoise is important in Ladakh in that it can be used as a trade item.
Material: Semi-preciouse stones and cotton.
Origin: Ladakh, India.
Width: 16 cm
Height: 17 cm
|Dimensions||16 x 17 cm|