Vintage Indian Silver Fluted Tubular, Melon Beads with Dangles, Pair, Rajasthan, Total: 21.1 Grams
These are two handmade, vintage, fluted hollow silver tubular melon beads with beaded lips and a fringe of tinkling dangles attached to the base of the melon bead from Rajisthan, Northern India.
The terminal beads are beautifully made and of very high quality and are 5.5 cm (2 1/8") long including dangles, and the Melon Bead width is 1.3 cm (1/2"). The beads are not quite identical in height and sold as a pair.
Width: 1. 3 cm (1/2")
Length: 5. 5 cm (2 1/8")
5 mm stringing holes
1. Weight: 10.9 Grams (0.385 oz.)
2. Weight: 10.2 Grams (0.360 oz.)
Both have been tested for high grade silver (90% to 92.5%)