Indonesian Tribal Art - Necklace by Jewels

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Necklace by Jewels
Disk from Timor Island, Indonesia
15.75 inches (40 cm) inner circumference, pendant 5 inches (12.3 cm) diameter, 64 grams
Late 19th to early 20th century

A contemporary mix of fine old chains has been used to feature a silver pectoral disk from the Antoni people of Central/West Timor Island. These disks were usually worn ceremonially by warriors, but occasionally were also worn by married women, and symbolize celestial bodies. Necklace by Jewels of Santa Fe and Morocco.


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