Turkoman Heart-Shape Dorsal Pendant Small with Carnelian 2.25x1.75 inches


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  • Turkoman heart-shaped pendant with carnelian, 2.25 x 1.75 inches
  • Silver with fire-gilding, this pendant is not quite vintage, probably about 30-40 years old, and far better quality than is currently made examples
  • Traditionally these ornaments (usually much larger versions) where worn on a woman's back, attached to her braids.
  • The nomadic  Turkoman people have traditionally migrated around Central Asia, Iran and Afghanistan since the 11th century finding new grazing for their herds of goats, sheep, horses and camels.  The are know for their carpet making skills and fabulous jewelry for humans and animals.