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Tibetan Jewellery: Unique cultural artworks of Tibet

Tibet, this mysterious and sacred place, has always been a place that people yearn for. Tibet occupies a very important place in Chinese culture, and it is good at using natural and human beauty to create eye-catching cultural artworks. As a traditional cultural artwork in Tibet, Tibetan ornaments occupy an important position in the lives of the Tibetan people. So, what are the Tibetan souvenir jewelry collections?


The history of the collection dates back hundreds of years. At that time, Tibetans used materials unique to the plateau, such as coral, agate, yak bone, Tibetan silver, etc., to make a variety of Tibetan ornaments. These Tibetan ornaments are both beautiful and generous, but also symbolize auspiciousness and avoid evil, and are deeply loved by the Tibetan people.

First, let's take a look at the most popular Dzi. Dzi is one of the most common Tibetan ornaments in Tibet and is made of natural stones or semi-precious stones, such as amber, glass, red agate, tiger's eye, and so on. Its shape is usually round or oval, and many Tibetans carry a dzi on their bodies, symbolizing their exploration and courage in the unknown.


Secondly, there are various earrings. These earrings come in a variety of shapes and are made of different materials such as copper, silver, amber, coral, agate, and many more. Especially in the dowry of Tibetan women, earrings occupy a very important position, which is a symbol of wealth and happiness.


In addition to earrings, necklaces are also a popular category in collections. Necklaces are likewise made of different materials such as coral, agate, silver, and many more. Some necklaces also have special significance in Tibetan culture, such as straw necklaces, which symbolize the regulation of inner energy and play a role in balancing the mind.


Bracelets and rings are also an indispensable category in the collection. Bracelets are made of Tibetan silver, copper, agarwood, and other materials, and common prayer cylinders and functional fusion products of bracelets are also popular. Rings come in a variety of shapes, including knob rings, copper rings, silver rings, and more. Tibetans are particularly fond of silver, and both men and women wear silver rings at weddings.


Finally, there is another type of Tibetan ornament which is the waist ornament. Tibetans' waist ornaments are mostly made of dzi coral, glazed semi-precious stones, and silver waist ornaments, which have the meaning of celebration and protection, and are suitable for both men and women.


Overall, the Tibetan souvenir jewelry collection is rich in variety and covers all aspects. As a kind of traditional cultural artwork in Tibet, Tibetan ornaments not only have diverse forms, but also contain broad and profound cultural connotations, and are one of the must-buy souvenirs for tourists visiting Tibet.