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The perfect nomad photo. From the large braids, his loosely fitting shuba, large earrings,and his mala beeads. One set bone and another of turquoise, mountain coral with dzi stones. Another smaller set of mala beads are wrapped around his wrist which he uses when he prostrates himself saying mantra. Inside his robe, his fingers are in the form as if mala beads were in his hands. The outside of the shuba has patchwork silk applique, the inside is lined with sheep wool. His cheeks are darkened red from the sun, his skin dark from the years of exposure. He is a handsome picture of a nomad.