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Jewelry Bowl

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Precious metal jewelry bowl
Sales price $225
SKU: jig1704073
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Description

Lidded jewelry container purely handcrafted of copper, bronze, brass and silver, with the traditional eight lucky symbols of Buddhism appliqued medalions on cover as an invitation welcoming precious items. The lucky symbols consist of the endless knot, parasol, lotus flower, conch, pair of fish, victory banner and a treasure wheel. Symbols are to protect contents for safe keeping. This covered bowl was used for storing valuable items during the olden days in Bhutan. The handle is in the shape of the head of a Vajra (thunder bolt). This item was purchased in Paro, Bhutan last April (2017), dates from the mid 20th century and measures 8" tall by 7" diameter.