Vintage Turkoman Pendant - XL Turkoman Tumar Pendant for Tribal Belly Dance Costuming DIY - Tribal Turkoman Pendant for Belly Dance Costuming DIY - Turkmen Turkoman Pendants - SALE

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Was: $20.00
Now: $12.00
Item No: JPT0706
Country of Origin: Central Asia / Turkmenistan
Materials: Mixed Metals, Glass Jewels
Qty in Stock: 1


Vintage extra large Tukoman tumar prayer tube penant.

Length: About 9 inches
Width: About 9.25 inches
Materials: Mixed metals, glass jewels
Metal Color:  Very slightly brassy
Finish:  Unpolished with some light patina
Jewel Color:  Blue, red, green
Attachment:  Bales at the top.

Vintage extra large Turkoman tumar pendant with blue, green and red glass jewels.  About 9 inches long including dangles and about 9.25 inches side to side.  Traditional Turkoman style detailing.  Mixed metals are slightly brassy and unpolished.  Some light patina.   This pendant is VERY VERY large and somewhat heavy.  An authentic tribal piece.

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 was 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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