Ethnic Jewels

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Kashmiri Hairpendant

Kashmiri ethnic temporal or lapel pendant amulet Taviz
Kashmir, Pakistan,
Kuchi Tribes, the first half -middle of the 20th century
Metal (Base alloy "Gillit"), hand made, casting, repousse, soldering
Length with pendants - 380 mm
Weight - 240 g.

Taviz (amulet case).

From the Arabic "Ta`widh" (charm, amulet). Horizontally or vertically oriented hollow pendant for the attachment of protective texts with a removable cap on the end. The term is also used to refer to pendants the same shape from metal or stone.

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Comment by Cordelia Donohoe on August 2, 2017 at 16:42

very nice, thank you for posting

Comment by ALEKSANDR EMELIANOV on July 8, 2017 at 7:24

Thank you! I have a large collection of Afghan Jewelry 19-20 centuries, here is several masterpieces fgom there

Comment by Peter Hoesli on July 8, 2017 at 6:43

Dear Aleksandr. This is a beautiful piece - Congratulations! Peter

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