Afghan ring- Turkmen Masterpiece Statement Dome Ring.Foil work Vintage Handmade Afghan ring
The technique used in the making of the ring is traditional gallery wire. silver washed flowers added for decoration.
This is most probably a wedding dowry ring depicting the status of a woman.Such jewelry was also used to keep evil eyes away from women.
This vintage Turkmen tribal ring is a wonderful giant! The age, size, and craftsmanship of this ring add to its remarkable character. The Dome shaped head sits approximately one inch off the finger, and is inlaid with glass stone in red.
The dome is heavily engraved with stamping and carving.The exquisite hand work extends completely around the ring. The metal mounting is extravagantly embossed. A beautiful piece of tribal jewelry for any collector.