Name: Hmong Spirit Lock Necklace
This necklace is composed of a Hmong Spirit Lock hung on a chain. All are bronze. The Spirit Lock is give to a Hmong person during a Shaman ceremony, and symbolizes the locking of that person's spirits to their body through the wearing of the lock. This one is suspended on a double chain, which can be worn as is, or, could be attached to the ears of a toque and suspended in that manner instead. The Spirit Lock is hand made, hand embossed, and has a lovely almost coppery patina on the front face.
Size: 30 in. chain
Origins: Lao Cai Province, VietnamView Cart