The Sinkhwa Cuff is a solid silver cuff embelished with protective animals at the tips. Gold bracelets featuring the heads of lions, dragons or other protective animals have been worn by Newari women from the Kathmandu valley since at least the 19th century. This bracelet would traditionally be made from the five protective metals twisted together with gold embellished tips. or anklet. The design features the heads of two animals on the tips. The
Part of a unique collection of ethically made silver jewellery by artisans in Nepal for Kaligarh.
Kaligarh (meaning “artisan” in Nepali”) is a contemporary jewellery brand founded by Jyoti Upadhyay, that promotes the work of Himalayan artisans, whilst creating opportunities in Nepal for local craftsman. Kaligarh is a recognised Fair Trade Supplier and is a member of the Ethical Fashion Forum. Read more…