Lhasa Antique Silver Necklace - Dalasini

Lhasa Antique Silver Necklace

  • In antiquity, blacksmiths were highly respected for their ability to create functional and beautiful pieces from raw metal ore. The techniques used were carefully guarded secrets and it was considered a status symbol to have the means to commission the fabrication of a piece of jewelry made from metal.

    Dorje is a Sanskrit word meaning thunderbolt (a powerful and irresistible force of enlightenment) and diamond (strong with the ability to cut any surface but not be cut itself). In Tibetan Buddhist culture, the double Dorje represents firmness and power of spirit; that which cannot be destroyed, but which destroys all evil.