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Pair of Turkoman Tekke "Bilezik" Silver Cuff Bangles.

Pair of Turkoman Tekke "Bilezik" Silver Cuff Bangles.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Jewelry: Pre 1920: Item # 1220948

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A beautiful pair of genuine arm cuff bracelets worn by the women of the Turkmen Tekke tribe. They are made of silver with gilding and set with carnelian cut with flat top. From an old Swiss collection. Cf. Schletzer, Dieter, and Reinhold: Old Silver Jewellery of the Turkoman: An Essay on Symbols in the Culture of Inner Asian Nomads. Berlin: D. Reimer, 1983: similar pair: No. 221. Condition: good, some traces of usage, unpolished. Dimension: 9.7 cm long x 6.3 cm wide, weight: 532 g.