Jewellery and Silverware of Laos

Jewellery and Silverware of Laos


Jewelry of South East Asia is hand made and remarkable for its beauty, technical complexity and sheer variety. Not only is it intricate in design and rich in symbolism but is sometimes seen as possessing enormous spiritual and protective powers. Jewelry, in this region, has also been used to communicate political power and wealth, social status, age and gender. Gold and silver articles apart from being decorative are a means of investing money and accumulating wealth.

Lao artisans are skilled at making belts, torques, necklaces, rings, bracelets as well as bowls and cups for ceremonial purposes.



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