900 Silver - Balangandan

Description
900 Silver - Balangandan
Size: 6cm - Total weight: 50 g

Silver balangandan from Brazil, consisting of 10 amulets or charms.

The balangandan, an object deeply ingrained in the Brazilian popular culture, is an item of jewellery that, in addition to the virtues of an amulet, acquired the power to change the life of its owners in certain historical circumstances.
The balangandan consists of a set of charms, attached to a base called ‘ìnaveî’ that connects them to a chain.
Its name is an onomatopoeia of the sound produced by women who wore this item of jewellery while walking.

Lot details
Type
Balangandan
Gender
Women
Material
Silver
Material Fineness
900
Size
6cm
Total Weight
50 g
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of wear
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