Old Turkoman gilded silver earrings called “tenetschir”
Turkoman woman’s ear pendant called “tenetschir”, generally attached to a headdress, not to the ears. Central Asia, Turkoman people.
The earrings were made of high-grade silver, decorated on the front side with fire gilding. some of the original carnelians were lost and replaced by glass beads.
In very good conditions.
Early 20th Century.
The Turkmens are a Turkic people located primarily in the Central Asian states of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, northern Pakistan, northeastern Iran, Syria, Iraq and North Caucasus.
Height: 23 cm (9,06 in)
Width: 7 cm (2,76 in)
Weight: 165 gr