Pendant

Nonyas (Peranakan women) were fond of jewellery, which was worn as a display of wealth especially on ceremonial occasions. Some of the most exquisite jewellery was for use during the Peranakan wedding ceremony. Aside from pendants, their accessories include bracelets, anklets, earrings, belts and buckles, rings, 'kerosang' (set of brooches on blouse) and hairpins.

Date/Period
Late 19th-early 20th centuries
Region
Straits Settlements
Dimension
Object size: 6.0 x 3.7 x 1.7 cm
Accession No.
2002-00562
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Edmond Chin
Category
Silver