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Tribal women probably wore it as a headpiece,since it fits perfectly on the head as well as the neck,The adjustable fabric string closure makes it easy to tie at whichever length.
Made out of coin silver,the beads,small and large are weaved in a fabric cord that hangs at 16 inches when worn.Gilit beads are a very traditional form of Afghan kuchi jewelry making techniques.
The focal point of the necklace is an age old vintage pendant made of Coin silver,covered with silver patina.A few glass stones can be seen in the pendant too.
Coins are a natural jewelry element around the world, adding a cultural signature and snapshot of time along with their circular shapes. Although simple in design, this necklace comes with impact.
Estimated age: 1980's
16" long with 2.75" drop of the pendant.
45.5 x 7.5 cm