Gilded silver Tekke pendant “Tumar”
A fire gilded silver amulet pendant called Tumar, from the nomad Tekke tribe of Central Asia. Made of high-grade silver, inset with carnelians. The coins are 15 copec coins from the 40’s and 50’s, which are made of metal alloy.
From late XIXth or early XXth c. The coins are a later addition.
In excellent conditions. Nice worn patina.
Height: 12 cm (4,72 in)
Width: 12 cm (4,72 in)
Weight: 87,3 gr
Reference: “Old silver jewellery of the Turkoman” Dieter and Reinhold Schletzer