Sterling silver gau, or miniature portable shrine. This gau is hinged and locks tight to keep the contents safe. the front is embossed with the mantra Om Mani Padme Hum written in Pali script, to keep you and the contents of the gau safe.
Buddhists use gaus to house important objects, relics and blessed offerings, and wear them around their necks or tied into their hair.
Measurements: height including bail 3.5 cm, depth 7 mm