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Silver bracelets with etched designs. Owned and contributed to the collection by Kay Ying Lo. These are special bracelets that have a small silver piece inside that jingles. They are worn by the Hmong for beauty and for rituals to instill positive energy in the body. It is believed to keep bad energy away and prevent harm. The larger bracelets were worn by men. Rituals to imbue the bracelets with power would be performed by a shaman.

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