In old times, Yakut women loved to wear silver adornments, as the silver was the most respected precious metal. Any silver accessory or ornament enhanced the beauty or status of the wearer. Later, gold gained its popularity and earned its own place in female collections.
Nowadays, Yakut wally are popular as well. They are usually worn on traditional holidays, for instance, in the course of Ysyakh, the Yakut summer solstice celebration. How they looked like in the past might be seen in Yakutia Tresuary Museum in Yakutsk.
Hereby, please, see 17 images of Yakut traditional adornments made out of silver and gold, namely necklaces, pendants, earrings, bracelets.
Disclaimer: in the pictures, accessories that have gold colour are not gold, it was made in gold-like manner. Pictures by YakutiaShop.ru.