Jewelry from Nepal: Individual Pieces

Also called a chepu, the kirtimukha is a creature with no body beyond head and hands. It is very popular in the Kathmandu valley, both in architecture and in pieces such as this suta.

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Detail of suta, Kathmandu valley, Nepal

suta detail, Kathmandu valley, Nepal

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