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    Posted 6 years ago

    Peasejean55
    (495 items)

    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.
    Many thanks for looking.

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    Comments

    1. racer4four racer4four, 6 years ago
      This is all new to me...interesting, do thanks!
    2. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Thank you racer for your comment. Many thanks for your interest oldandsilly and love.
    3. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Many thanks
      Kyra
      aghcollect
      Moonstonelover
      vetraio
      Zowie
      mike lb
      kivatinitz
      AnneLanders
    4. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 6 years ago
      I'm with racer on this one. So pretty too and great to see such an unusual piece for me.
    5. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Many thanks shareurpassion, for your lovely comment and love.
    6. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Many thanks
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      Rick
      Elisabethan
    7. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 6 years ago
      Many thanks
      SEAN
    8. browntrout browntrout, 4 years ago
      Cool! Nice!

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