• AUD $420.00

    Kirghiz Hat, Silk Embroidered Cotton

    A beautifully embroidered Kirghiz woman’s "chach kep" headdress or hat, with ear flaps and a long panel extending, and protecting the twin braids of a married woman, down the wearers neck and back. Intricately and closely hand embroidered in a fine silk chain stitch, on natural cotton. The ear flaps...
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    Kirghiz, Dangly Coral Earhoops

    Sorry, this pair of earrings is no longer available.   Really nice small pair of Kirghiz "gushwar-e kafasi" elaborate silver earhoops, each with a hinged panel containing  a really rich, opaque red glass disc, held in with jagged cut out teeth and flanked by "loop in loop" chain dangles with...
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    Kirghiz, Glass and Coral Silver Ring

    A square silver frame enclosing 4 embossed gilt silver or gold foil triangles, enclosing a 2 circles of small/tiny “turquoise blue” glass beads, surrounding a central, raised Red Coral bead. The foil is a little crumpled, I think it adds to it’s appeal. A build up of dusty grime has...
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    Kirghiz, Glass and Filigree Silver Pendant

     Sorry, this fabulous piece is no longer available. A subtle, but fancy silver pendant, sheet silver cut to resemble a classic Central Asian archway, with borders and infill of fine filigree flowers and vines, surrounding an old piece of very romantic glass, slightly brownish, because of it’s background and surface...
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    Kirghiz, Turquoise and Coral Ring

    Sorry, this item is no longer available. A square or diamond silver ring with a centre tiny Red Coral, flanked by four varied blue green Turquoise domes, surrounded by twelve Red Corals and four tiny blue Turquoises, in the corners. The band is narrow but decorated with a row of...