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    Kazak, Gilt Silver and Glass Ring

     Sorry, this ring is no longer available.   Large, eight sided, scallopped oval Kazak silver ring, with raised stamped, false granulation patterning, gilding and central oval “red glass” set behind silver.  Hollow box form, resin filled sits well on the hand. Note please, that the hole in the back was made...
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    Uzbek, Turquoise Silver Earrings.

    Sorry, these romantic old earrings are no longer available.An enchantingly old pair of silver Uzbek earrings with small turquoise cabachons in many shades of pale greens and blues, interspersed with small  gilt silver domes. These main "Timurud" units may have been part of an older headdress and now repurposed into earrings...
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    Agate Evil Eye Ring

    Sorry, this bold ring just left the building.Here's an interesting "Evil Eye Ring" (worn traditionally for Protection against the Eye). It's an engraved silver ring from the Afghanistan or Iran, with a fine "gold washed" zig zag around the outside. In the middle of the whole face staring up at you...
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    Afghan, "Munchley" Temple Pendants

    Sorry, this pair of munchley are no longer available. A pair of "munchley" (temple pendants) from the Katawaz people of Ghazni in southern Afghanistan. (Whilst very closely related, at a second or third look these two are technically not a pair. But once again this very slight difference in the...
  • AUD $264.00

    Bell Earrings, Nielloed Silver

     Here's a stylish pair of "nielloed" silver Bell earrings from the Caucasus, on the western shores of the Caspian Sea. The smooth silver faces have been had birds applied, then filled in with a black resin simulating an inlay called "niello" that creates the contrast that sets off the design. This probably is not genuine...
  • AUD $120.00

    Ancient Bead Necklace

    Sorry, this necklace is no longer available. A restrained dark blend of “basaltic” Ancient Persian and Bactrian beads, mainly in many shades of blue, blacks, greys, whites, tans, aquas, a few greens and others, with some very gently coloured. Whilst nearly all of these are old, many are very old and...
  • AUD $450.00

    Antique Bronze Indian Deity

    An old South Indian bronze Hindu statue of  "Lord Narasimha seated with Lakshmi on his knee", that would likely once have acted as a personal or household icon or guardian for a domestic shrine. This 17th - 18th century statue made for domestic worship is well worn and quite beautifully patinated...