Tibetan jewelry conveys the culture of Tibet. In Tibet history, jewelry is always worn as amulets that serve as an indicator of social status. It was also believed that jewelries made from precious metals (silver or gold) are auspicious and brings luck. Tibetan jewelry can prevent bad things from happening and bring good fortune to whoever wears it.
Tibetan jewelry is often made by skilled local craftsmen and they are known to be great silversmiths. At present silver jewelry is outclassed by Tibet’s silversmiths. Tibetan Handmade silver jewelry seems to have accessed a golden era. And are known all over the world.
Corals and Turquoise are the most commonly used gemstones in Tibetan jewelry. Yak bone is also used in jewelry making. Amber, lapis lazuli, jade, garnet, agates, sapphires, amethyst, rubies, and carnelian is also used.