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An argentinian quadrangular bronze lucky bell
Mini pendant 22 mm high.
Argentina Lucky bell
The pandant is very old (14,th century) and is made in bronze with blue lapis insertions
The earrings with bells are made on my order from silver with same blue lapis
Bought July, 2010 from an international auction.
This set was declared by visitors "The 2011 bell of the year"
Afgan pandant and earrings
The Qin state was named because the people of its homeland were called the Qin. 
The Qin's strength had been consolidated by Lord Shang Yang during the Warring States Period, in the 4th century BCE. In the early third century BCE, the Qin accomplished a series of swift conquests; the state subjugated the Chu, remnants of the Zhou Dynasty, and various other states to gain undisputed control of China.
Amulette Qin Dynasty
Beautiful Old Arabian man ring.
The ring was worn by drivers of caravans on the roads crossing North Africa to the Middle East.
Bronze was the symbol of durability and power.

Region of Origin: Middle East, North Africa
Primary Material: Bronze
Age: 1.200 - 1.400 A.D.
Arabian man ring
Mask bell pendant with pendant earrings depicting a monkey head
Aztec/Mixtec Huitzo, Mexico - aprox. 12,th to 13,th century A.D.

This is a very nice hand made copper button/bell.  
It has a metal ball inside that makes it jingle
18 mm diameter
Material: Copper
Aztec monkey pendant
This copper bell is cast with a thin coiled, hollow design in a beehive form, cut open, and mounted with edging and design emblems of swirling circles with undulating tails, a spiral pattern bell.
2" long and a nice sound.
Cast 13th century, the city of Tenochtitlan.
Aztec shell pendant
Belly dance wear accessories golden bracelet with ring little bells, red diamonds
origin: India
Belly dance bracelet
Amulet figure pendant bronze BUDDHA bells cast in Cambodia, 13,th to 16,th century.

The internal Bell symbolizes the reading of Mantras or Satras. 
- weight: approx. 55 g. 
- height: 4.4 cm. 
- base diameter: 2 cm. approx.

Use of bronze-casting began in Cambodia sometime between 1,500 and 1,000 BCE. It is widely assumed that this technology was introduced to Southeast Asia through contact with the Chinese, but the possibility of independent development of bronze casting in Southeast Asia has yet to be conclusively ruled out. Whatever the case, bronze-casting had become a major industry throughout mainland Southeast Asia by 500 CE - at which time bronze was used to make a wide range of tools, weapons, ritual objects and ornaments.

After Indian political and religious ideas began permeating Cambodia (around the time of Christ), a tradition of casting bronze Hindu and Buddhist divinities emerged. This tradition reached its pinnacle of output and skill during the Angkor period and  demonstrates the level of mastery which Khmer bronze artists achieved.
Cambodia amulets
Antique style bronze tone heart ancient charm pendants bells from India.
19,th century
Charm pendants
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