This ceremonial conch shell has been sourced from Kathmandu in Nepal, where they are known as shankha, an offering vessel and a symbol of Hindu preserver god, Vishnu. Encased in white metal, embellished with natural stones, turquoise and coral, and decorated with a roundel of one of the eight auspicious symbols, the lotus flower, the symbol of purity and enlightenment. DECORATED WITH ALL EIGHT AUSPICIOUS SYMBOLS IS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE IN A SEPARATE lacewing-interiors LISTING. In the Hindu tradition, the conch shell was extensively used in wars by ancient Indian warriors. The humming sound of the white conch shell is said to proclaim the glory of the saints.It is especially given as a symbol to the gods as the sound vibrated through a shell penetrates far and wide. This listing is for one large conch shell. Deities and Buddhas are often sourced by. ANTIQUE GREEN QUARTZITE SHRINE, RED MALA AND RELATED TEMPLE PARAPHERNALIA & DEITIES NOT. To see the wide range of Indian vintage antiques currently in stock, search. Follow us in India on Instagram at lacewinginteriors. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Indian".
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