Afghanistan, Yamut Vintage Sterling Silver Pendant, N31
Afghan Tribal Arts has been importing from Afghanistan and the region since the 1980’s. The focus is on vintage textiles and tribal jewelry as well as new gemstone beads made for jewelry designers. Clicking on the Shop on Etsy button will take you to our shop there where you can see what is currently in stock.
This pendant looks great on a long leather cord or silver chain.
The piece is completely hand constructed, with hand cut embellishments soldered on. It does show wear, both on the front and in back. A thin layer of gold leafing accents the middle of the pendant, also surrounded with blue and orange seed beads.
This style is attributed to the Yamut, a branch of the Turkomen, well known for their gorgeous jewelry.
Estimated age: 20-40 years
2.5″ long x 1.75″ wide
Metric: 7 x 4 cm
The pendant weighs .5 oz.
Shipping is free worldwide on this pendant.
Visit our shop here on Etsy for more tribal jewelry and great semi-precious stones that have been hand carved into beads. Our focus is Afghanistan and Central Asia.
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Visit Afghan Tribal Arts’ gallery, Sturee Tribal Village, www.stureetribalvillage.blogspot.com
Afghan Tribal Arts
I have been importing from Central Asia since the 1980’s. Afghan Tribal Arts focuses on hand carved gemstones, beads, tribal jewelry, vintage textiles and nomadic carpets. But, we have a huge inventory of handmade crafts from around the world.
Our gallery is at 626 Broadway in Paducah, Kentucky, USA. We are currently revising our website and shop on Etsy, but you can see a lot of what we have on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/beadsrugs/photos/
The products you see here are examples of what we have sold in the past. Let us know what you are looking for and we will work with you.
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