Inventory no.: 3963

Silver Pashtun Indian Cuff Bracelet


Heavy, High-Grade Silver Cuff Bracelet

probably Pashtun People, Pakistan/Northern India

19th century

interior diameter at widest point: 6cm, band thickness: 3cm, height: weight: 173g

This bracelet of ‘C’-shaped form is of solid, thick, high-grade cast silver. It is decorated with two bands of floral and oval and diamonds motifs within twisted wire borders.

A related example is illustrated in van Cutsem (2002, p. 163).

The bracelet is weighty in the hand, and have plenty of wear consistent with age.


van Cutsem, A., A World of Bracelets: Africa, Asia, Oceania, America, Skira, 2002.


private collection, UK.

Inventory no.: 3963