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In Amman/Jkrdan downtown *,*

In Amman/Jkrdan downtown *,*

Young Khampa Tibetan Lady wears incredible, beautiful, very heavy and extremely valuable traditional Tibetan jewelry at the 4th Khampa Arts Festival in Kangding 2004. The jewelry she wears altogether is worth hundreds of thousands, possibly even a million dollars. This jewelry is privately owned, possibly by her family. Many Khampas have traditionally  invested their wealth into jewelry, which was easily transportable in their nomadic lifestyle. This festival in 2004 featured some epic…

Young Khampa Tibetan Lady wears incredible, beautiful, very heavy and extremely valuable traditional Tibetan jewelry at the 4th Khampa Arts Festival in Kangding 2004. The jewelry she wears altogether is worth hundreds of thousands, possibly even a million dollars. This jewelry is privately owned, possibly by her family. Many Khampas have traditionally invested their wealth into jewelry, which was easily transportable in their nomadic lifestyle. This festival in 2004 featured some epic…

Bedouin woman with mask, Sinaw, Oman.  Bedouin females wear the Omani burqa, or mask, after reaching puberty | © Eric Lafforgue

Bedouin woman with mask, Sinaw, Oman. Bedouin females wear the Omani burqa, or mask, after reaching puberty | © Eric Lafforgue

Traditional with wonderful feathered headdress in Borobudur, Java, Indonesia

Traditional with wonderful feathered headdress in Borobudur, Java, Indonesia

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