All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #940019 (stock #Misc142)
Many pieces of turkmen "jewelry" were sewn to clothing as amulets. This rare teke turkomen pendant was originally worn as a necklace and still has the original leather neckstrap. This piece has 5 flat carnelians and gold wash or "fireguilded" detail. The pendant is 6 inches across and 10 inches long.