Amazing set of six large vintage Waziri pendants with pretty multi-color jewels and long jingling bells.
Length: About 7.5 inches
Width: 2.25 inches
Materials: Mixed metals, glass and plastic jewels
Jewel Colors: Purple, pink, yellow, green
Metal Color: Tarnished silvery, a bit dark in a few places
Attachment: Bales at the tops
This is a set of six incredible Waziri pendants with pretty multi-color jewels and long, jingling bells. About 7.5 inches from top to bottom, including bales, and about 2.25 inches wide. Unpolished mixed metals. these pendants are larger than they look in the photos, please check measurements for a more accurate idea of size. These could make an incredible dance belt, or split the set to adorn group costuming.
The story of tribal jewelry, like all tribal jewelry, is rich with influences from many cultures. These beautiful pieces with colorful glass jewels and jingling bells originally came from the
Waziri tribes. Waziristan is a mountainous region covering the former FATA agencies of North Waziristan and South Waziristan and now districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. The Waziri are part of the Pashtoon people.