Woman’s Belt Hangings

Newari for Tibetan market

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Personal grooming tools were integrated into the elaborate ensemble of jewelry worn by women on important occasions. Dangling below this pair of belt hangings are nail clippers, an ear pick, a nail cleaner, a pin, and tweezers.

Woman’s Belt Hangings, Gilt silver, rubies, emeralds, sapphires, coral, shell, lapis lazuli, and turquoise, Newari for Tibetan market

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