Antique Torque from Laos
This stunning four band neck ring or torque is from the Hmong people. It is made from a mix of white metal alloy, possessing a lovely patina, the rings and ends of the bands have been decorated with a traditional incised design. The Hmong, are an ethic minority found throughout Northern SE Asia and Southern China they are well known for their superior silversmith skills and unique designs. This torque is a statement and would fit most women. In natural condition, this piece could be polished to a shiny state, we have left it as we found it.
Width 16.5 Height 2.2 cm Weight 222grams Opening at Neck 8.4cm