Antique Turkmen Pectoral Amulet, Yomut Tribes, Trans-Caspian ...

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BM/PC5

A magnificent Yomut Turkmen pectoral amulet made at the end of the 19th century with fire-gilded silver and embellished with carnelians.
Size: 17cm (7") deep x 15cm (6") wide.
£575

Antique Turkmen Asyk, Yomut Tribes, Trans-Caspian Steppes, ...

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BM/PC6

A stunning fire-gilded 'asyk' - amulet - with one single table-cut carnelian in the centre.
I would safely say this was made at the end of the 19th century.
Size: 12cm (4.5") deep.
£275

Old Turkmen Bracelet, Teke Tribes, Turkmenistan, Central ...

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BM/TBN

A charming 20th century Teke Turkmen silver bracelet set with 3 table-cut carnelian stones.
£55

Crown, Tekke Turkmen Tribes, Turkmenistan, Central Asia ...

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Wow!! A fabulous Crown made by Tekke Turkmen tribes around 1890-1900. This was a wedding crown that would have been worn by a bride on her wedding night. The crown is made from silver with parcel gilding and is richly decorated with intricate and symbolic scrollwork. It is set with table-cut sard carnelians and cabochon turquoise. This rare and magnificent crown is a highly collectable piece.
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Antique Turkmen Dorsal Headdress Ornament, Yomut Tribe, ...

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BM1020

This charming little amulet was once worn by a woman of the Yomut Turkmen tribes and was made in silver with gilt-applied decoration, three table-cut carnelians, chains and bells.
Size: 10cm x 13cm (4" x 5").
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Antique Turkmen Bracelet, Teke Tribes, Turkmenistan, Central ...

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BM/TB

This beautiful silver Teke Turkmen bracelet is fire gilded and set with 3 table-cut carnelian stones.
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Old Afghan Beaded Amulet, Possibly Kochi Nomads, ...

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BM/PC7

This beautifully beaded amulet would have hung inside the tent of Kochi nomads in Afghanistan during the early - mid 20th century, in order to ward-off evil spirits. I'm hoping it will work today to ward off any coronavirus!!
Size: 37cm (14.5") long x 14cm (5.5") wide.
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Antique Turkmen Cordiform Pendant, Tekke Tribes, Turkmenistan, ...

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BM976

This fabulous Cordiform Pendant was made by Tekke Turkmen and dated on the back on each of the hinges, 1326 or 1908 in the solar calendar. It is also inscribed in the top centre back. This magnificent piece of Turkmen jewellery is fire-gilded and contains one table-cut carnelian in the centre and surrounded by cabuchon-cut carnelians.
Size: 28cm x 16.5cm (11" x 6.5").
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Antique Turkmen 'Selpeli Guljaka', Tekke Tribes, Murgab ...

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BM999

This fabulous ornamental disc or 'selpeli guljaka' was made by Tekke Turkmen around 1880-1900. It is part-gilded on silver with glass in table-cut and cabochan-cut and a single table-cut carnelian in the centre.
Size: 27cm x 17cm (11" x 7").
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Antique Turkmen Comb, Tekke Tribes, Turkmenistan, Central ...

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BM1000

This stunning Tekke woman's comb was made of wood and silver, chased, and set with cabochan and table-cut carnelians surrounded with turquoise beads - the same on both sides.
Size: 8cm x 5cm (3" x 2").
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Antique 'Sinsile' (Head-Band), Ersari Turkmen Tribes, Turkmenistan, ...

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BM1003

This rare and beautiful 'sinsile' or head-band, once belonged to a woman of the Ersari Turkmen tribes during the 19th century and would have been attached to her hat. It is made in silver, fire-gilded with stamped plaques, loop-in-loop chains, pendants and table-cut carnelians.
Size: 57cm deep x 40cm wide (1' 10" deep x 1' 4" wide).
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Antique 'Adamlyk' (temple pendants), Western Yomut Turkmen ...

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BM1018

This magnificent pair of temple pendants ('adamlyk') once belonged to a Yomut Turkmen woman around 1900. They were attached to the sides of her hat, hanging down by the sides of her face, and displayed her wealth. Made in silver with soldered-on gilded silver discs and carnelians in table-cut.
Size: 50cm long x 6cm (1' 8" long x 2.5").
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