Gabriel, Hannelore
March 1983
Ornament;Mar83, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p58
The article focuses on the jewelry worn by Himalayan inhabitants. It provides reasons for the possession of jewelry which include a portable savings account and ranking for aristocracy. According to the author, the diversity and artistic excellence of Himalayan jewelry stands on its own and the jewelry provides elegance in the context of ethnic groups. An overview of the jewelry representation to Lhasas, Tibetans, and Nepalese tribes are also presented.


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