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Silver Ornaments of the Miao Ethnic

2011-08-11 11:55 ChineseTime

The Miao ethnic group's silver ornaments are second to none, both in terms of quantity and variety. Miao women's festive attire includes a variety of silver decorations, weighing as much as 15 kilos! The purpose of wearing all this silver is of course primarily aesthetic, but it also shows affluence and is thought to wards off evil spirits

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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