Posted 6 years ago
This is a antique Silver Gau with Turquoise inlay from Tibet. Gau's are usually made of Silver and are ornamented with semi precious stones. They are used by Buddhists in Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan and Mongolia, the Gau box usually contains a written prayer or sacred yantra diagram, Yantra is Sanskrit for a mystical diagram. They are worn has Jewellery.
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