Tibetan Tangka - Lotus Flower + Buddhist Lucky Symbols - Circa 1850-1948

Embark on the ultimate spiritual journey - wearing this captivating Tibetan Tangka from 1850-1948 adorned with Lotus Flower and Buddhist Lucky Symbols. Dare to be different and shine with the bold beauty and power of this unique piece .

Denomination: 1 Tangka  

Date: Circa (1850-1948 CE)

Mount: 14K gold mount 

PCGS: PCGS - AU50 - 195590.50/45900096

Description: Obverse: shows a Lotus Flower within a circle surrounded by the 8 Buddhist Lucky Symbols: Chattra-Parasol; protection against all evil. Shrivasta- An infinite knot; long life and never-ending love. Dharmachakra - Wheel of the Law; the eight spokes represent the eight-fold-path. Completion and salvation through Buddha's teachings. Kalasha-vase of abundance; contains water of immortality. Matsyayugma- Golden fish, salvation from suffering, fertility. Padma - The Perfect Lotus; purityReverse: 8-petalled Wheel/Flower

History: These Tibetan silver coins known as Ga-den. Silver Tangkas are considered by many to be the most beautiful of all Tibetan coins. They were struck around the time of the 12th Dalai Lama.  Tibet historically represented a forbidden land encircled by the Himalayan and Kunlum mountains. The Dalai Lamas, the spiritual leader purposely isolated the country for over a thousand years.