Vintage red glass Kuchi ring. A traditional and authentic piece to add to your tibal dance wardrobe.
Size: 7 US
Materials: Mixed Metals, Glass Jewel
Metal Finish: Unpolished
Jewel Color: Red
Jewel Shape: Square/Rectangular
Small jewels at the sides of the setting.
Vintage Kuchi ring from Afghanistan. Nice red slightly-rectangular jewel that appears to be one of those that is backed with sparkly foil. Small jewels on the side of the setting Band is wide with some decoration to it. US size 7. A nice heavier weight old ring, not a new lightweight piece.
Red is traditionally a protective color in the Middle East and Central Asia (almost all personal adornment does double duty as protection.) The color red (and red/orange) is especially protective and is used often in jewelry by incorporating coral, red glass, carnelian stones or other naturally red colored items.