Antique Indian Necklace, Indian Amulet Box Pendant, Silver, 50.8 Grams (1.790 oz.)
This is a beautifully made most probably early 20th century high grade silver amulet box pendant.
The pendant is from Rajasthan, northern India.
The amulet pendant is in the shape of an arrowhead form, plain with no front decoration and two decorative bales. The three dimensional amulet pendant is sealed and contains a wax element. It has eleven sets of gajre dangle balls (plus one long bunch of gajre balls hanging at the center).
It has an adjustable cord length secured with a sliding bead. The cotton cord is in quite good condition and has silver thread decoration.
The last listing photo is of an old Rajasthani Necklace from Bikaner on Page 130, Traditional Jewelry of India, Oppi Untracht with the same amulet box pendant on the necklace.
Box Amulet Height: 7.5 cm (3") including Gajre Balls
Amulet Box Width: 6.5 cm (2 1/2") including Gajre Balls
Extended Cord Length: 91 cm (36")
Tested: High Grade Silver
Weight: 50.8 grams approx. (1.790 oz.)