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Old Scripture Buckle

Old Scripture Buckle

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⚒Materials: Thokcha

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This belt buckle is collected from Gengqing Monastery(Derge Parkhang,Tibet area),handmade of thokcha,about 80 years ago,ONLY 1 LEFT.
The belt buckle for binding the scriptures is usually used to bind the scattered scriptures with leather cords and wooden boards for storage.
You can make it into a bag buckle or belt buckle, or just put it on your desk,as an ornament.
100% Handmade
Pendant material:copper
Pattern:OM
Length: 46mm /1.8 inches
Width: 43mm /1.7 inches
Weight:29g 1oz ————————————————————————————————
ABOUT Thokcha -Thunder Iron Thokcha (Tibetan: ཐོག་ལྕགས, གནམ་ལྕགས) are tektites and meteorites which serve as amulets.Typically high in iron content, also called Thunder Iron,Cold Iron.These are traditionally believed to contain a magical power comparable to Tibetan dzi beads. Most thokcha are made of a copper alloy.
Thogchags or Thokcha are worn as amulets by Tibetans, specifically people of the Himalayan regions
. Created in several forms, they often depict tantric deities, sacred animals, auspicious symbols, and mantras. Many represent ritual supports such as a mirror, phurba, or vajra.
Some pieces may be abstract in nature, and the meaning of the form has since been lost in antiquity.
Other Thokcha were simply used as ancient arrow points, buckles, body armour, or even old horse trappings.

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