Afghan ethnic jewelry- Afghan jewelry- Tribal jewelry- bohemian jewelry- statement necklace- Afghan head piece- Vintage jewelry- Kuchi jewelry- Bohemian tribal jewelry
Tribal women probably wore it as a headpiece,since it fits perfectly on the head as well as the neck,The string closure makes it easy to tie at ends.
Made out of coin silver,the beads,small and large are weaved in a 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.
Estimated age: 1980's
16" long with 2.75" drop of the pendant.
45.5 x 7.5 cm