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This is an antique Tibetan Buddhist ga'u or reliquary box. Traditionally these are filled with some sacred objects, relics and the like, and then worn on a cord around the neck as a sort of religious talisman. They are typically ornate and make for attractive jewelry but they are in fact a mobile shrine, and one with protective properties.

 

 

ITEM NAME:   Tibetan Ga'u 
ITEM CODE:   HMA-25
PRICE:   Email
SHIPPING:  
STATUS:   Available
PEOPLE/REGION:   Tibet  / Nepal border area
MATERIALS:   Nickel, Copper, Turquoise
AGE:   early to mid 20th c
SIZE:   4" wide
3-1/4" high
 

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