Vintage Horn beads with brass repousse caps and coral and turquoise stones. Handmade Nepal 1970s. 48x25mm. b3-ho185

Vintage horn beads with repousse brass caps coral and turquoise Nepal


Item #: b3-ho185
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Vintage horn beads with brass repousse caps and turquoise and coral stones.  These are handmade beads  purchased in Nepal in the 1970s.  48x25mm.  very limited stock. Sold individually.

The Tibetans sometimes applied gold or silver caps to the ends of valuable ancient stone beads such as etched carnelians, dZi and banded agates to conceal damage or reinforce fragile beads. This style has been copied in some vintage and contemporary silver-capped beads from Nepal.

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