antique 'adamlyk' temple pendants western yomut turkmen tribes transcaspian steppes turkmenistan central asia

Antique 'Adamlyk' (temple pendants), Western Yomut Turkmen Tribes, Trans-Caspian Steppes, Turkmenistan, Central Asia.



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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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Internal Ref: BM1018

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