112

Silver Moon Bracelet
Gujarat
India
Circa Mid 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6cm + 6.5cm (Cross Design)
Two Available (Not Pair)
113g

£380 each

 


Step outside with this beautifully simple bracelet that pays respect to the power of the moon godess. The seemingly contemporary design is in fact an ancient one worn for millennia by the nomadic desert tribeswomen of Western India.
Beaten flat from a single disc of silver and embellished with a minimalist floral design this piece is a celebration of elegant femininity and is as attractive today as it was when it was created.



088

Tibetan Silver Turquoise and Coral Cuff
Darjeeling
India
Circa Mid 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6.6cm
131g
(Pair Available)

£800 each

 


This Tibetan silver, turquoise and coral bracelet from Darjeeling in India is not only attention-grabbing but takes you on a journey to the mystical mountains of the Himalayas. Studded with fortune bringing chunks of coral and protective turquoise, this cuff employs a particular method in in its manufacture that is very difficult to achieve even for an experienced silversmith. That is to create the curvacious ridge across the back while beating the silver gently from each side. Extremely tough to create, but the outcome is a sensational eye-popping addition to your wardrobe.



094

Silver Lotus Bracelet
Orissa
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 7.5cm
Width 2.5cm
123g

£600

 


Picked up from exotic travels in eastern India, this sumptuous bracelet once graced the arm of a high ranking long limbed tropical beauty from Orissa. The central lotus motif suggests spiritual awakening and is bordered by finely finished floral terminals - one of which is a cleverly disguised fermature that allows the piece to be closed around either the wrist or upper arm. Conjure a sense of the mysterious east with this elegant classic that you will love forever.



087

Vintage Tibetan Silver Gilt Bracelet with Turquoise and Coral
Kathmandu
Nepal
Circa 1990
Wrist Dia 6.2cm
113g

£700

 


Studded with original antique coral and turquoise - the master Tibetan craftsman that created this seductively elegant bracelet employed all of the accumulated skills of his ancestors to make an exquisitely inspirational piece. When worn today it shines with the love of beauty that generations of artisans have distilled in their art. Featuring gold vermeil, fine floral chasing, coral beads and crushed turquoise on the inside against the skin to bring health and good fortune, this modern masterpiece of exotic fashion is guaranteed to turn heads for many generations to come.

 

 



093

Silver, Coral and Enamel Bracelet
Morocco
Late 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6.8cm
Width 6cm
Hinged Opening Via Long Pin
197g

£600

 


This is a beautiful item discovered in India yet coming from far off Morocco. It must certainly have an interesting story to tell. Thank you Joost Daalder from "Ethnic Jewellery and Adornment" (a wonderful book with beautiful photography and easy to read text) for explaining to us that this is a modern piece made in the style of Grand Kabyle, Tunisia. It is vibrant in colour, gorgeous in design and hand made in silver by a master desert craftsman using age old techniques and genuine coral cabochons. Put yourself in the spotlight and trancend the ordinary!



098

Pair Of Vintage Silver Bangles From Rajasthan 
Gujarat
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Width 5.5cm
Wrist Dia 6.5cm
Sold As Pair
1038g (Pair)

£1200

 


Sourced from the princely desert state of Rajasthan in India, these cuffs are stamped with diamond shaped tribal motifs. These pieces have never before been seen or documented even by collectors. To preserve their shape each cuff was filled with beeswax when made.



101

Silver And Glass Bracelet
Uttar Pradesh
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Length 19cm
Wrist Dia 6cm (opens via cotton clasp)
56g

£320

 


A rare find that the most sophisticated of global travellers will appreciate. Each element is individually hand-crafted in silver and set with glass stones over golden foil to create a beautifully feminine and timelessly elegant bracelet that takes you on a journey to the heart of romantic India.



105

Womens Solid Silver Cuff
Himachal Pradesh
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 5cm
167g

£650

 


Delicately detailed and timelessly elegant, this exotic Eastern cuff is more than just a piece of jewellery. The dragon head terminals are a rework of an ancient Scythian motif that are designed to fend off bad spirits and bring good fortune to the wearer.



104

Mens Silver Bracelet
Himachal Pradesh
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6.5cm
172g

£750

 


Bearing protective lion head terminals which are an ancient Scythian motif dating back to 400 BC, this striking talismanic cuff symbolises strength and power. A village cheiftan would have worn this boldly embellished amulet to promote good fortune and to protect against the influence of evil spirits. This stunning piece has been skilfully cast by a master craftsmen to create rich layers of design throughout its length. Men who wear wrist ornaments will love this stylish and powerful adornment.



110

Vintage Silver Bracelet
Afghanistan
Circa Mid 20th Century
Length 18cm
Width 2.7cm
67g

£280

 


Originally worn by the colourfully dressed women of Afghanistan, this eye-catching bangle has been skillfully restrung on black cotton to a size to fit most wrists. Featuring geometrical motifs created by creating and linking each element individually by hand, this piece elegantly combines tribal exoticism with modern glamour.



140

Vintage Silver and Turquoise Bracelet
Afghanistan
Central Asia
Circa 1970s
Width Max 4.7cm
Wrist Dia 6.6cm
74g

£520

 


This impeccably constructed bracelet celebrates the skills of the silversmith. Elaborately embellished with row upon row of gleaming Iranian turquoise cabochons and surrounded by exquisite detailing, the master craftsman has employed stamping, cloissone and filigree in creating this object of desire that captures the spirit of the old silk route.



115

Rajasthani Tribal Silver Bracelets
Rajasthan
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6.3cm
Pair Available
97g

£360 each

 


Fish symbols are common motifs in tribal societies to denote abundance in terms of prosperity and fertility. Worn by well to do pastoralists from romantic Rajasthan this delicately decorated anklet is perfectly suited for the wrist and its simple stylish design makes it a suitable foil for any summer outfit.



122

Silver Armlets
Himachal Pradesh
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Internal Diameter 9.7cm
Sold as Pair
158g

£340

 


Featuring intricate chasing and cutwork, these highly decorative armlets are worn by beautiful young women in Himachal Pradesh before marriage. Known as Jhanjar which means 'tinkling,' they contain a few small pieces of shot which when moved vigorously make this sound. The boldly embelished terminals allow a good grip to the arm making them perfect for exotic dancers or a splash of Eastern glamour on a chic evening out.



124

Silver Bahasuta Armlet
Orissa
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist/Arm Dia 7cm
109g

£560

 


In Orissa these Bahasutas were worn on the upper part of the right arm while a Tada was worn on the left. The central part is a hollow curved plate applied and textured with a geometrical design. Conical filials line the edges of the two halves of the bracelet that join via a screw diguised as a filial ending. The rear of the armlet comprises a hand-knitted silver band protected by three silver sliding ronds. This piece can be worn on the arm or wrist.



121

Silver Guard Bangle
Rajasthan
India
Circa Mid 20th Century
Diameter 10cm
Wrist Dia 6.3cm
59g 

£320

 


Known as a guard bangle these are usually worn in pairs with one above and below to act as a frame for other bangles. Painstakingly created from stamped and perforated sheet silver by a skilled desert craftsmen they have been worn by colourful Rajasthani women since time immemorial. The floral and star motifs enhance the design, making this an attractive and easy to wear addition to any jewellery collection.



126

Silver Niello Bracelet
Uzbekistan/Tajikistan Region
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6.8cm
Wrist Gap 2cm
91g & 95g
£550 each
Pair Available

£550 each

 


Echoing the ancient Scythian motif of the lion headed bracelet, a symbol of both protection and strength dating back to Alexander the Great, these solid and intricately designed bracelets possess serpentlike terminals with turquoise eyes and gem studded backs. Masterfully nielloed with floral designs these powerful amulets radiate a strong sense of energy and style.



136

Vintage Tribal Silver Bracelet
Swat Valley
Pakistan
Circa early 20th Century
Height 8cm
Wrist Dia 5cm
125g

£560

 


Make a statement with this beautifully hand chased tribal silver bangle from the Swat Valley in northern Pakistan. Dramatic yet elegant it works perfectly for both jeans around town or a chic evening out. As with many items of jewellery from this part of the world this hollow bracelet contains a couple of small pieces of shot that tinkle lightly.



137

Silver Bracelet
East Timor
Indonesia
Circa Early 20th Century
Height 7.5cm
Wrist Dia 6.3cm (Slightly Adjustable)
40g

£420

 


This delicate bracelet was worn by dancing girls at festivals on the remote island of East Timor. The raised central structure evokes the home, the community and the universe in a scintillating gleam of shining brightnss created by the tiny curls of silver wire making up the floriform patterns surrounding the piece. A small bell tinkles inside the bracelet perhaps to enhance the dancers rhythm, or symbolise the creation of new life within. A stylish, rare and fascinating adornment from the wild volcanic islands of the Pacific rim.



138

Antique Silver Bracelet
Orissa
India
19th Century
Height 4.5cm
Wrist Dia 6.8cm
116g

£780

 


Opulently crafted using floral-inspired filigree designs, this beautifully feminine anklet can be worn on either the wrist or upper arm. The artist has skillfully faceted the decorative silver bosses and flower centres to create a glistening jewel-like effect in the light. A similer item is held by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London but to our mind the beauty of this piece outshines it. Perfect for a largish wrist.



142

Vintage Silver and Coral Bracelet
Kathmandu
Nepal
Circa 1970s
Wrist Dia 6.3cm
104g

£420

 


Studded with red corals and shining with silver stars, this glorious bracelet is a testament to the silversmiths prowess. Working from a plain block of silver; firstly the sheet is created which is rolled and pressed into the tubular shape followed by the stone settings which are made and applied. The stars are individually cut out from another silver sheet and applied along with the small planets and then the stones are set. Lastly the tube caps, hinge and closure are fashioned and fitted with a last bit of wire embellishment to finish off the settings. Beautiful !



149

Antique Spikey Silver Cuff
Western Himalayas
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6.5cm-Adjustable
Width 3cm
140g

£480

 


This richly textured cuff predates the modern trend for oversized jewels. With its contemporary-style looks and ancient patina, this bracelet is a very 'now' piece with its own story to tell. For almost 100 years it s been loved and worn by women from the Himalayan Gaddi tribe. Admired across time and borders, this eye-catching piece demonstrates the way that true craftsmanship transcends fashion.



131

Silver and Resin Bangle
Ladakh
India
Late 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6.4cm
Height 5.4cm
195g

£420

 


A stunning example of a vintage cuff worn by stylish Tibetan girls in the 1970s and 80s. This paticular piece is the widest and most beautifully finished piece of the genre that we have ever seen. A plate of silver sheet is placed on jewellers pitch from which the floral and auspicious animal motifs are carefully tapped out from both sides using nothing but simple tools, patience and the silversmiths imagination. The resulting frieze is mounted on three resin bangles to form the finished item. Not only an exhuberant piece of jewellery, this cuff is worn to protect from ills and promote inner strength and good fortune.



151

Vintage Spiked Silver Bracelet
Gujarat
India
Mid 20th Century
Wrist Dia 5cm
114g

£320

 


Another stunning silver spikey piece, this time from Rajasthan and newly restrung with deep red cotton. This design has been around for nearly 400 years although these were made in the mid 20th century and set with glass stones.



016

Silver Bracelet
Pakistan
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Diameter 6.5cm
Width 11.5cm
Depth 1cm Max
145g

£650

 


The word 'priceless' is often used and seldom true. But admire the complex handiwork and 80-year-old patina on this magnificent Pakistani tribal bracelet and you'll refuse to part with it - for any price. It's in exceptional condition; and this particular design, featuring a row of polished orbs around the circumference, is very rarely seen. Invest in it, wear it, and bask in the glory of your own impeccable taste.



021

Coral Turquoise and Silver Cuff
Nepal
Circa 1970
Wrist Dia 7cm
87g

£600

 


Add this decadent piece to your antique jewellery collection. Generously drenched in turquoise and coral stones, this lavish cuff is a wonderful example of Tibetan design. The distinctive 1970s style blends contrasting gems with ornate silver-work. It has an equally charming history, with its roots in Buddhist Kathmandu. Slip it onto your arm and enjoy the versatility of this modern vintage classic.



028

Silver Bracelet
Himachal-Pradesh
India
Circa early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6cm
84g

£380

 


The current trend for tribal jewellery has an irresistible romance. Choose an authentic piece pre-owned by a Gaddi tribeswoman from the Himalayas, and feel a deep connection with the tribal spirit. Wonderfully tactile, this heavyweight silver cuff displays a pleasing but understated pattern that can be worn with almost anything in your wardrobe.



029

Antique Silver Bracelet
Orissa
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 5cm
249g

£980

 


Richly adorned with pattern, this astonishing Orissan bracelet is a monument to its cultures lasting affair with silver. Created by an Indian artisan in the early 20th century, it resonates with spiritual meaning that demands an emotive response, even today. The fine detail and distinguished patina evoke silent reverence - but you needn't be religious, or even expert, to appreciate the devotion of its creator. Its centrepiece rises dramatically in the shape of a temple - making this a worthy idol of your jewellery collection.



035

Silver Bracelet
Rajasthan
India
Circa early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 4.8cm
116g

£480

 


Design is as much about what's left out... and this tactile bracelet depends on fine craftsmanship for its impact. Created in 1900 by a Rajasthani silversmith, it's a typically lively example of its period, with sparkling interest from every angle. Unfasten the hinge, slip it onto your arm, and show off this wonderfully contemporary antique.



036

Vintage Silver Anklet As Bracelet
Rajasthan
India
Circa Mid 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6cm
113g

£380

 


Jewellery purchases sometimes come with a little guilt... but you can indulge in this early 20th century antique without any remorse. The beautiful craftsmanship ensures that it has a place in jewellery history, and its value will increase over time. In the meantime, don't tuck it away in cotton wool; wear it on your wrist, enjoy the floral silver-work and aged patina, and revel in the happy confidence that a beautiful accessory can give you.



024

Silver Wedding Cuff
Rajasthan
19th Century
India
Length 11.5cm
Wrist Dia Narrow End 4.5cm
136g

£1200

 


It's evident that hours and hours of craftsmanship were devoted to the creation of this lavishly filigreed silver cuff. Undoubtedly destined for a particularly beautiful bride, it's surprisingly light and pleasurable to wear. The fabulous floral pattern was produced by hand (circa 1800). Don't lock it away in your jewellery box, wear it and enjoy the adoration that's clearly gone into its making.



037

Silver Bracelet
Himachal-Pradesh
India
Circa early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6.5cm
227g
Pair Available

£850 each

 


Despite a contemporary feel, this antique bracelet is a classic example from its own place and time. Individually crafted by a North Indian silversmith, it is a bold and stylish expression of a traditional Himalayan design. The result is imbued with history, but possesses a timeless beauty. You can be sure this trophy cuff will be just as much in the spotlight tomorrow as it was all those years ago.



050

Silver Bracelet
Rajasthan
India
Circa early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 4.6cm
118g
Pair Available

£480

 


Fine craftsmanship and elegant detail will never grow old, whatever the decade. And this timeless bracelet, has been resilient to the changing tastes of a century. One of a pair, it originates from 20th century Rajasthan, and a jeweller who was proud enough to etch his initials on one side. It's already outlasted 100 years of changing styles. Make it yours for the next century.



052

Silver and Turquoise Bracelet
Afghanistan
Circa early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 5.8cm
89g

£380

 


Real turquoise takes centre-stage in this show of elegant craftwork. The feminine stones blink alluringly in silver blossoms that dance in a ring around the wrist. This beautifully-choreographed piece is a rare find from 20th-century Afghanistan, marked out by a type of design that wouldn't look unbecoming on today's catwalks. It deserves to become the shining star of your jewellery collection.



048

Silver Bracelet/Armlet
Gujarat
India
Circa early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6cm
Pair Available
242g

£650 each

 


Very occasionally, you'll come across an antique treasure which plays on tradition to reveal individual flair. This chic armlet is one such piece. Its Indian designer set the traditional domed centrepiece atop a voluptuously twisting coil of silver. This inventive design allows the bracelet to be stretched out or snugly compacted, depending whether you wish to wear it on wrist or arm. The versatility - not to mention uniqueness - of this dazzling bracelet makes it perfect for one very particular individual. You, perhaps?



049

Antique Newly Gilded Silver Bracelet
Bihar
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 5.7cm
117g

£350

 


Treat yourself to some gorgeous glamour from a bygone era. This glowing jostle of golden baubles is the very essence of extravagance. Magnificently gilded with 22 carat gold, this bracelet is an antique tribal piece from Bihar in India. Originally crafted from silver (80%), it was passed on and later restrung and plated with gold - for a little less subtlety and a lot more 'wow'. It will never fail to attract awe-struck attention.



053

Silver Bracelet
Madhya Pradesh
India
Circa early 20th Century
Wrist/Arm Dia 7cm
201g

£650

 


This celebration of curves - and of the serpentine - signifies the unmistakable lust associated with original sin. Handmade silver wire snakes alluringly around the wrist in an eternal pattern. Designed with a little flex, it can be worn as a bracelet or armlet. Destined to be adored by anyone with a weakness for the voluptuous, the theme is as ancient as woman - and will never go out of style.



009

Silver Anklet
Rajasthan
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 5.8cm
Width 10cm
239g

£600

 


For a century - and probably longer - women have known the flattering effect of an oversized piece of silver against the body. Individually handcrafted, in close-up this sensational anklet features some breathtaking stamp-work, but from afar, it's equally beautiful. It's generous proportions, carved in 80% silver, enhance wrists or slender upper arms. Add it to your collection and slip it on (by unfastening the screws) whenever you want to feel beautiful and adored.



056

Silver Bracelet
Madhya Pradesh
India
Circa 1900
Wrist Dia 5cm
Width 8.5cm
203g

£750

 


Simple but intricate, this handmade silver bracelet bears all the hallmarks of 21st century style. Admirers may be surprised to know that it dates back to around 1900 - which goes to show that elegant design is an ancient treasure. Originally crafted in the lakeside town of Sagar, this was undoubtedly the work of a master artisan. The fine level of detail circling the solid silver band shows hours of painstaking work. Unfasten using the hinge and screw, and give this beautiful piece the public attention it deserves.



059

Silver Bracelet
Yemen
Circa 1900
Wrist Dia 5.5cm
Opening 2.5cm
Height 8cm
232g

£1100

 


This bangle has undoubtedly been entangled in some intoxicatingly romantic story, as befits a piece from the heart of Arabia. Lovingly fashioned by a desert craftsman, using ancient techniques, it would have been worn on the arm of a Yemeni woman. What passion might it have witnessed? The design - featuring a trio of pointed silver cones - is irresistibly provocative (especially when accompanied by come-hither glances). It would be a shame to lock this piece in a museum - and so it awaits a new mistress.



001

Vintage Tribal Silver Cuff
Himachal-Pradesh
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6cm
94g

£450

 


This richly textured cuff predates the modern trend for oversized jewels. With its contemporary-style looks and ancient patina, this bracelet is a very 'now' piece with its own story to tell. For almost 100 years it s been loved and worn by women from the Himalayan Gaddi tribe. Admired across time and borders, this eye-catching piece demonstrates the way that true craftsmanship transcends fashion.



008

Silver Anklet
Rajasthan
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia. 6cm
119g

£600

 


From Rajasthan to London, this handcrafted anklet has been loved and admired for almost 100 years. It chimes perfectly with this season's love of all things tribal - but, unlike the throwaway trends, it's imbued with a sense of history that lends it lasting appeal. Generations will adore this voluptuous silver piece, with its sensual curves and detailed clasp. Wear it on your wrist and celebrate centuries of individuality.



022

Vintage Silver Bangle
Katmandu
Nepal
Circa Mid 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6.5 cm
199g

£1200

 


If you're shopping for statement jewellery, treat yourself to a work of art this season. Covered (inside and outside) in intricate repousse, this spectacular bracelet comes from Nepal (c.1950s), where a talented artisan certainly spent weeks honing its perfection. The breathtaking artwork on this bracelet makes it a past and future heirloom - one that you're sure to treasure for years.



038

Antique Silver Bracelet
Orissa
India
Circa early 20th Century
Length 7.5cm
Height 11cm
Wrist Dia 6.5cm Wide End
5.2cm Narrow End
153g

£650

 


A showcase of the considerable talents of one Orissan jeweller, this detailed bracelet is guaranteed to catch the eye. Crafted in the early 1900s, the repousse geometric tribal patterns add a contemporary touch. It has been worn - and admired - by generations of owners for the last 100 years infusing it with an aura of vivacity and ancient knowledge. The cuff opens via two screws with floral terminals and is light and easy to wear.



064

Silver and Enamel Bracelet
Uzbekistan
Central Asia
Circa Late 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6.5cm
Height 6cm
96g

£750

 


This opulently crafted silver and enamelled cuff employs the ancient technique of cloisonné enamel to perfection. Completely hand-crafted by a highly skilled artisan, this piece represents the pinnacle of creative knowledge of the genre passed down through generations of silversmiths from the old silk routes of Central Asia.



065

Silver Cuff
Sindh
Pakistan
Circa Mid 20th Century
Wrist Dia 7cm
Height 12cm
191g

£780

 


Hot tribal style is always a trend and this year is no different, with tribal looks featuring on many of the worlds catwalks. Deep in the deserts of Sindh province in Pakistan, tribal ladies of substance had their jewellery commissioned to serve protectively if the need arose. Gorgeously dangerous and yet beautifully feminine this vintage Gokhru cuff is a masterpiece of fashion design with an edge.
Rare to find and startlingly noticeable, don a powerful look with this delicately detailed yet undeniably bold cuff with incredible impact!



068

Vintage Gypsy Chic Silver Bracelet
Rajasthan
India
Circa Mid 20th Century
Wrist Dia Adjustable
Width 3.7cm
63g

£240

 


A perfect balance of simplicity and statement: Undulating waves of silver, individually worked by hand, create the soft texture of these snakeskin-like cuffs. Originating from Rajasthan in northern India and fashioned for well to do women of the era; the shimmering metallic look of these wrist ornaments are a testament to eastern tribal elegance. Each piece has been re-strung on soft black cotton thread, if you love the effect in silver but covet gold, then look below for one gilded in 22ct gold.



069

22Ct Gold Dipped Gypsy Chic Silver Bracelet
Rajasthan
India
Circa Mid 20th Century
Wrist Dia 5.5cm
Width 4.5cm
108g

£280

 


Presenting a showstopping vintage original silver tribal cuff restrung with black cotton and dipped in 22ct gold. The workmanship and methods employed to produce these masterpieces are unique to a handful of highly talented jewellers in Rajasthan and are no longer made. A classic item that you will love for ever. If silver is your preference, then you need look no further than the stunning example above.



071

Vintage Silver Bracelet

Rajasthan

India

Circa Mid 20th Century

Wrist Dia 4.7cm

Height 8.5cm

239g 

£800

 


Unearthed in the land of kings in India - Rajasthan, this classic timeless piece will make it a jewellery staple for years. Wear at night to conjure up desert palaces, sumptuous parties under the stars and the romance of the exotic East, or team with a relaxed daytime look to add a splash of bohemian flair.



072

Silver and Glass Bracelet
Katmandu
Nepal
Circa Late 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6cm
Height 8.cm
136g

£260

 


Igniting our love for all things jungle, a parade of auspicious Tibetan fauna roam the flowing foliage delicately hand chased into this rare silver amulet from the roof of the world. Reminiscent of jade and offsetting the silver craftsmanship adorning it perfectly, the cool smooth glass bangles and their intricate decoration are guaranteed to attract the eye.



075

Silver Bracelet

Mauritania

Circa Mid 20th Century

Wrist Dia 5cm

Height 7cm

57g

£350

 


Decorated with intricate geometric designs that give a distinctly modern twist, the simple beauty of this piece conjures a sense of it's origins in the deep Sahara where Guedra dancers bedazzled onlookers with the twirling of their arms and the flash of their bracelets. Add subtle drama to your look by teaming alone with modern tailoring or stack high with others for a full-blown jewellery extravaganza.



078

Silver and Turquoise Bracelet
Rajasthan
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6cm
55g

£380

 


A jewellery staple for years, this easy to wear bracelet is ideal for running around town or a chic evening out. Etched with geometric designs and adorned with terminals of lotus buds. Each embellishment reflects the master craftsman’s eye for detail. Three turquoises in floral settings add subtle femininity to this easy on the eye wrist adornment. A worthy addition to your jewellery box.



023

Braided Silver Barcelet
Madhya Pradesh
India
Circa early 20th Century
Height 10.5cm
Width at top 6cm
Wrist/Arm Dia 6.5cm
235g

£750

 


For an instant splash, adorn your arm or wrist with this masterpiece of tribal fashion. Created from silver wire, hand drawn and braided by a master craftsmen it is topped by a splendidly fierce floral dome beautifully etched and embossed with geometric designs. Easily removable by the sliding pin cleverly concealed under the dome this opulent armlet exudes the exotic glamour of the East



081

Rajasthani Tribal Silver Bracelet
Rajasthan
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6cm
132g

£420

 


Breathtaking repousse and chasing work makes this seductively feminine silver anklet stand out. Wear on your wrist with either side on display. Display your flamboyant inner nature and express your joy of life by wearing a big bold and beautiful piece of original vintage tribal silver jewellery.



082

Rajasthani Silver Bracelet
Rajasthan
India
Circa Mid 20th Century
Wrist Dia 5.5cm
160g

£650

 


Add a tribal twist to a casual look with this attention grabbing silver bracelet picked up from exotic travels in the romantic Thar desert of Rajasthan. As ever, this seasons catwalks were awash with tribal inpired designs, so make a definitive statement and opt for the real thing. Topped with floral motifs lending a super-feminine touch, the beauty of this piece's simple style will last a lifetime of glamorous occasions.



083

Vintage Tribal Silver Cuff
Gujarat
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 5.7cm
247g

£720

 


Hot tribal style is always a trend but this year tribal looks feature on many of the worlds catwalks. Deep in the desert of Gujarat the tribal ladies of substance had their jewellery commissioned to serve protectively if the need arose. Gorgeously dangerous and yet beautifully feminine this antique silver cuff is a masterpiece of fashion design, with an edge. Rare to find and startlingly noticeable, this piece is reassuringly heavy and expresses timeless motifs.



084

Vintage Tribal Silver Bracelet
Rajasthan
India
Circa Mid 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6cm
87g
Pair Available

£380 each

 


Accent your daytime look with a touch of hippie-luxe. This easy to wear vintage bangle from Rajasthan the “Land Of Kings” has a distinctly modern look. Skilfully hand-chased detailing ads a twist of tribal - rounded off with a soft patina that only comes with great age. A hinged clasp allows you easy access to this laid-back cool bracelet that will become a valued friend for a life of long summers.



085

Toda Tribe Silver Bracelet
Karnataka
India
Circa Mid 20th century
Width 8cm
Wrist Dia 5cm (small)
56g

£480

 


Add an exotic edge to a casual look with this rare and wonderful Toda silver bracelet. Floral-inspired and quietly sophisticated - this alluring adornment is a refreshing alternative to conventional jewellery design.  Lend your wardrobe a tribal flair by combining modern day wear with ancient artisan techniques and showcase your indiviual style.

 



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Silver Makara Head Bracelet
Madhya Pradesh
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 5cm
107g

£600

 


A masterpiece of silver jewellery making culminating in a magical cuff that celebrates the skills of ancient handwork. Team with a casual look to add a splash of sophisticated boho style. Comfortable and easy to wear you can rest safe in the knowledge that the talismanic dragon headed terminals are designed to protect you from all ills.



173

Silver And glass Toda Armlet.
Nilgiri Mountains
South India
Circa Early 20th Century
Height 8.5cm
Arm Diameter (Inner) 7.5cm
49g

£210

 


This armlet was commissioned for a girl of the rare Toda Tribe to wear on festive occassions. Set with faceted pink glass and just a touch of serpantine wire work, the silversmith has succeeded in creating an elegant and feminine adornment. Numbering less than 1000 members, the gentle Todas live in the Nilgiri mountains of South India and are a unique society whose ancient origin remains a mystery to this day.



175

Vintage Rajasthani Silver & Glass Bracelet
Rajasthan
India
Circa Mid 20th Century
Inner Wrist Diameter 7.9cm
106g

£380

 


Elegant and feminine, this richly textured cuff from the colourful tribes of central Rajasthan is an inspired creation of a master craftsman. Worn on either the wrist or upper arm and expressing the joy of the richly cultured and powerful women who love to adorn themselves with such glorious adornments, it is constructed from a raw silver block and made hollow for easy wear.  Repousse designs of hearts, flowers and peacocks symbolising love, nature and success have been applied to this sensual piece of ancient art that can be teamed with both a casual or refined look. 



186

Vintage Tibetan Silver and Resin Bracelet
Ladakh
India
Circa 1970's
Wrist Dia 6.7cm
Width 3.4cm
114g

£190

 


An intricate bangle featuring two protective dragons that resonate with the noble ideals of the high altitude women who still wear these talismans. The motifs are skilfully tapped out from both sides over a period of days and applied to resin coloured to look like yak bone. These bangles symbolise the primal forces at play in their lives upon the highest reaches of the Earth. Fashioned in silver by a master craftsman using nothing but basic tools and his skill and imagination - this one-off  bangle's style invokes the spirit of nomadic adventure and the symbolism of the mystic east.



176

Vintage Silver Peacock Bracelet
Rajasthan
India
Circa 1960s
Wrist Dia 5.7cm
71g Each
Pair Available 

£320 each

 


Inject a stylish shot of tribal glamour with an opulantly crafted bracelet from the exquisite desert region of western India. Intricate repousse and chasing in the form of flowers scrolls and leaf motifs complement the beautifully rendered peacocks that adorn each terminal. The bracelet opens and fits on the wrist via a locking screw and hinge to ensure it remains safely on your arm.



178

Antique Rajasthani Silver Bracelet with Shiva Head Terminals
Madhya Pradesh
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6.2cm
Width 2.2cm
128g

£560

 


Originally a dragon headed design worn by the ancient Scythians of Central Asia symbolising both strength and protection, the terminals have slowly evolved through the ages into a range of mythological beasts called Makhara. As its popularity spread through the Himalayas and down into Northern India the Makhara slowly morphed into the Hindu god Shiva as a powerful protective force giving the wearer confidence that the Lord of Change was on their side. Still retaining an attractive Makhara serpantine type form, the central part of the bracelet has light catching rolling coils that identify it as a work of the jewellers art. Hollow and lightweight for its size this piece is easy to wear both dressed up or with a casual boho chic look.



182

Vintage Rajasthani Silver Bangle
Rajasthan
India
Circa Mid 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6.5cm
Width 1.6cm
92g

£320

 


Enhance your chic bohemian look with a beautifully simple and faultlessly exquisite bangle from the desert tribes of Rajasthan. Individually handmade using the age old techniques of repousse and chasing, the jeweller has created an element of luxurious texture that is both elegant and easy to wear.



183

Pair Of Antique Tribal Silver Bracelets
Gujarat
India
Circa Mid 19th Century
Wrist Dia 7.5cm
Width 4cm
888g + 892g
Sold as Pair

£2200

 


A rare and exceptional pair of anklets from Gujarat that date back to the mid to late 1800s. These exquisite pieces can only be worn on a strong wrist as each one weighs almost a kilogram. Each element is individually created in solid silver and links together in an ingenius manner making them serpentine-like to wear. Alternate links feature a facetted metal look while those between have been etched by hand. These anklets were worn perhaps at festivals and celebrations but were primarily a method of storing wealth in a wealthy tribal family, probably merchants. These objects of desire exhude the raw beauty of the exotic.



185

Pair Of Antique Silver-Gilt & Enamel Cuffs with Turquise and Coral 
Uzbekistan
Central Asia
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6.6cm
Width 6cm
110g + 113g
Sold As Pair

£1800

 


Femininity and romance are key words for these whimsical wedding cuffs that were probably commissioned as part of a wedding trousseau for a wealthy and beautiful daughter of a successful merchant. Hollow, smooth and easy to wear, these intricate and elegant cuffs are technically remarkable and exemplify the convergence of styles of ancient cultures that exchanged fashion concepts along the old Silk Road of Central Asia.



190

Antique Silver and Enamel Bracelet on Cotton Cord
Himachal Pradesh
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 5.5cm
Width 6cm
107g

£560

 


A combination of geometrical beads and enamalled endpieces this masterful bracelet is flexible and easy to wear. It was especially designed by a master craftsman to move with your wrist. Gain admirers with something you wont see everyday, a rare treasure combining boho style with historical glamour. Treat yourself to a unique jewellery statement that celebrates your appreciation of all things exotic.



193

Antique Silver & Enamel Bracelet on Cotton.
Afghanistan
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6cm
38g

£320

 


An exhuberant and easy to wear rare find from Afghanistan featuring star shaped flowers between thick rolled silver beads. The flowers were previously enamelled yellow in the centre, of which traces remain. Strung on a thick cotton thread this bracelet is lightweight and comfortable on the wrist while injecting unique style to your look with ancient craftsmanship from Central Asia.



194

Antique Tibetan Mens Silver & Gilt Bracelet
Lhasa
Tibet
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 7cm
151g

£850

 


A statement-making mans bracelet originating from the high altitude Himalayan region of Tibet. Set with coral  turquoise and engraved with dragon headed terminals and celestial clouds, this stand out piece is a rare find and a true masterpiece of silverwork. A heavy but comfortable to wear bracelet for the stronger man the dragons symbolise peace and bearers of luck. The dragon heads have had a secret surface treatment that renders them brown creating a stunning contrast with the bright silver below, this will lift in time or with a polish. A 'lifetime' piece for a man who adores silver armpieces.



195

Antique Silver Turquoise & Coral Cuff
Uzbekistan
Central Asia
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6.5
118g

£1200

 


Beautifully feminine and opulently crafted, wedding jewellery is designed to be exhuberant and full of the promise of future success. This, the most exotic of ornaments featuring filigree swirls, Iranian turquoises and Italian coral was commissioned by a wealthy trading family for their daughters marriage trousseau.



197

Vintage Silver & Cotton Bracelet/Armlet
Rajasthan
India
Circa Mid 20th Century
Full Length 26cm
Width 8cm
Wrist Dia 6.7cm
295g 

£850

 


Make a striking statement with an intricate armpiece from the deep desert of Rajasthan. Each element is individually constructed to interlink perfectly with the next creating a soft serpantine effect. A pair of kissing birds adorn the terminals indicating that this was a wedding piece for a no doubt stunning tribal bride from Rajasthans desert nomads community. Newly restrung with a loop and ball cotton closure, wear on a large wrist, or the upper arm to stunning effect.



199

Vintage Silver Elephant Bracelet
Rajasthan
India
Circa 1980s
Wrist Dia 6cm
53g

£280

 


A stunning 80s bangle unearthed from a distant jeweller who had had it in stock since then. This piece bends horizontally at the terminals allowing the wrist to be easily accomodated. A fine example of the silversmiths craft, you will discover the ancient techniques of repousse, chasing, stamping, cutwork, and casting all encompassed here to creating a jungle of exotic floral forms adorned above with joyful elephant heads. The skilful rural jewellers of Rajasthan have a minimum of tools yet manage to produce glorious timeless icons such as this piece that can easily become a sophisticated and cool staple for years.



200

Antique Silver Armlet
Rajasthan
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Arm Dia 9cm
165g

£420

 


In Rajasthan there are tribal castes who are dancers by birth, who are invited to perform on grand occasions such as festivals and large weddings. Fully bedecked in their dancing skirts and silver jewellery, they whirl mesmerisingly while their families play the music and sing songs of love and heroes that are expressed in the dance. Touch the desert lives of these ancient gypsy tribes with this chic beguiling armlet expressing beauty and style with its soft wirework and floral accents. Opening via a clasp at the front, this unique adornment is a rare find.



201

Antique Indian Silver Bracelet
Brahmour District
Himachal Pradesh
India
Circa Mid 19th Century
Wrist Dia 6cm
275g

£1050

 


Transformed from a block of pure silver and masterfully shaped by hand using basic instruments, this incredible cuff could not be created by any jeweller alive in the region today. The stylish dragon headed terminals so wonderfully realised by the craftsman hail from ancient Persian and Scythian designs dating back thousands of years. These are amulets worn to promote good luck, health and fortune to the wearer and are blessed at the moment of giving. We asked a local jeweller to renew the 'tilak' or blessing mark on the dragons forhead in the traditional way with jewellers red enamel, bringing the bracelet seemingly to life again. A surprisingly comfortable piece to wear, this rare piece breathes the history of fashion from the pristine heights of the mighty Himalayas in India.



203

Mens Vintage Silver Bracelet
Himachal Pradesh
India
Circa Mid 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6.4cm
87g

£700

 


A rare bespoke made mans bracelet that has intrigued and impressed many specialists in the field. This genre of mans bracelet is designed to both protect against illness and harm as well as be a source of strength to the wearer. The engraved image on this particular piece makes it unique in that the form is distinctly human as opposed to the usual makhara or lion or dragon headed terminals. Collected from the snowy heights of the Tibetan Plateau, some have suggested that this is to protect specifically from the Yeti. Whatever its origins this stylish bracelet exhudes the confident and the exotic, fits perfectly on the arm and can be worn in water.



204

Vintage Silver Bracelet
Rajasthan
India
Circa Mid 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6.7
123g

£360

 


Add a splash of bohemian chic to your look this summer with an eye-catching vintage tribal bangle from Rajasthan in India. Smooth and comfortable on the wrist and easy to fit via a hinge and lock, this hollow, yet reassuringly heavy bangle oozes exotic distant lands. Hand embossed seed designs intermingled with flowers clearly denotes fertility and harvest, making this not just a talisman of luck but of bounty and happy family life.



205

Vintage Silver & Resin Tibetan Bangle
Ladakh
India
Circa Late 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6.3cm
Width 3.5cm
116g

£220

 


A paragon of hippie-chic, this beautifully hand crafted bracelet from the roof of the world will inject a cool global traveller vibe to any look. Light and easy to wear, the motifs of peacock and deer surrounded by leafy jungle, symbolise love and romance along with the aspiration for spiritual development.



206

Antique Silver & Enamel Bracelet
Himachal Pradesh
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Full Length 19cm
Width 4cm
88g

£320

 


A combination of geometrical beads and enamalled endpieces this masterful bracelet is flexible and easy to wear. It was especially designed by a master craftsman to move with your wrist. Wow admirers with something you wont see everyday, a rare exotic treasure combining boho style with historical glamour.



233

Vintage Silver and Resin Bangle
Ladakh
India
Late 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6.5cm
Width 3.5cm
128g

£250

 


Boost your look this summer with this vintage silver and resin bangle. Many hours of skillful repousse and chasing work carried out by a master craftsman in Ladakh, North India have gone into producing this unique masterpiece. The motifs are selected as being especially auspicious for women. The horse represents energy, the peacock is wisdom, while the lion denotes protection. The deer is symbolic of happiness, peace and longevity. All are surrounded by sculpted rich foliage culminating in a cool easy to wear bangle that is elegant, unique and beautiful.



235

Vintage Indian Silver Bangle
Ladakh
India
Circa Late 20th Century
Wrist Dia 6.3cm
Width 3.3cm
89g

£220

 


Created by hand for fashionable Tibetan girls in Ladakh, North India, this vintage silver and resin bangle is the result of many hours of skillful repousse and chasing work carried out by a master craftsman. The motifs are selected as being especially auspicious for women. The horse represents energy, the peacock is wisdom, while the tiger denotes strength. The deer is symbolic of happiness, peace and longevity. All are surrounded by sculpted rich foliage culminating in a cool easy to wear bangle that is elegant, unique and beautiful.



236

Antique Silver Bracelet/Armlet
Madhya Pradesh
India
Circa Early 20th Century
Wrist/Arm Dia 7.3cm
Outer Diameter 9cm
Height 10.5cm
Width 5cm
251g

£800

 


Here is an incredible work of the jewellers art that is both captivating and dramatic coming from the Indian tribal region of Madhya Pradesh. The intricately hand knitted silver wire body, that is itself created by the jeweller from a solid block of silver, creates a perfect combination of texture, pattern and strength. Flexible and breathable, it is topped by a spectacular floral ornament with a bud projection behind which the secure closure mechanism is concealed. This glamourous piece can be equally worn on the upper arm or on the wrist as a cuff.



237

Vintage Silver & Cotton Bracelet
Punjab
India
Circa Mid 20th Century
Inner Dia 5.3cm
Width 3.7cm
65g

£320

 


Own a piece of fashion treasure unearthed from distant travels with a seductive cuff composed of hand created  geometric silver 'cloves' threaded tightly onto a cotton base. Simple stylish and striking, this superbly sophisticated bracelet cannot help but draw admiration whenever it is aired. Easy wrist access is gained via a loop and silver ball. As the soft cotton base is gentle on the skin it is comfortable for all day wearing. Recently restrung with cotton in the traditional manner.