Turkoman Triangle Pendant - Tribal Jewelry for Belly Dance - Vintage Turkoman Pendant for DIY Costuming

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Item No: JPT0598
Minimum Quantity: 1
Country of Origin: Central Asia / Turkmenistan
Materials: Mixed Metals, Glass Jewels
Qty in Stock: 1

Vintage Turkoman triangle pendant with glass jewels

Length: 9.25 inches
Width: About 3.25 inches
Materials: Mixed metals, glass jewels
Metal Color:  Silvery
Finish:  Unpolished
Jewel Color:  Red, blue
Attachment: Hook at the top.  Hook is attched to a bale.

Lovely Turkoman pendant with red and blue jewels.  About 9.25 inches long (including bells) and about 3.25 inches across.  Traditional Turkoman style detailing.  Mixed metals are more silvery in color, unpolished.  This piece has nice bell dangles.   Great for tribal belly dance costuming purposes. 

The Turkoman are an ethnic group native to Central Asia, primarily the Turkmen nation state of Turkmenistan. Smaller communities are also found in Iran, Afghanistan, North Caucasus (Stavropol Krai), and northern Pakistan.  The major Turkmen tribes are Tekke, Yomut, Ersari, Chowdur and Saryk. The most numerous are the Tekke.  The Turkmen lifestyle is heavily invested in horsemanship and horse-breeding.  In spite of changes prompted by the Soviet period, the Turkmen have remained very well known for their horses, the Akhal-Teke desert horse and also for their unique and beautiful jewelry traditions.   


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