• AUD $180.00

    Bactrian, Bronze Seal.

    An ancient bronze seal from the Bactria Marghiana Archaelogical Complex (also known as the Oxus Civilisation) of the Karakum Desert in Southern Turkmenistan and the neighbouring countries, including Northern Afghanistan. These circular bronze seals were owned and used by business women in a matriarchal Bronze Age culture on the trade routes of...
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    Ersari Turkoman, Asyk Pendant

    Sorry, this item is no longer available. Very old, large dark silver Ersari Turkoman “asyk” (hair/braid ornament.) Plain knocked silver and silver wire filigree “squiggle” work could be Saryk tribe. Classic Ersari/Saryk Turkoman ASYK (heart or spear) pendant with characteristic darkly patinated plain silver and central oval flat red Carnelian...
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    Ersari Turkoman, Faceted Silver Bead

    Sorry, this old bead is no longer available. We may, however, still have other similar ones available. A large hollow, ovoid silver bead, with wide central filigree/squiggle band and 2 matching tubes. The plain silver surfaces are gently faceted into 8 flattened sides. Many old scratches and dents have matted...
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    Ersari Turkoman, Large Silver Bead

    Sorry, this chunky bead is no longer available. However we may still have vaguely similar ones if you're after them. An exceptional, quite knocked, old silver Ersari Turkoman bead, basically a cube, with the corners removed, then finely chiselled with very free designs, that resemble Yomud or Ersari Turkoman embroidered...
  • AUD $90.00

    Ersari Turkoman, Medium Silver Bead

    A large hollow, silver bead, with wide central filigree/ squiggle band and 2 matching holes. Many old scratches and dents have added to the glowing deep grey patina. A good, solid piece with only two notable dents, both dark dimples, and three fine hairline cracks, structurally sound though. The suspension...
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    Ersari Turkoman, Silver Ring

    Sorry, this item is no longer available. Rich silver, finger hugging, filigree dome, topped with a pile of balls (mulberries?) A wonderful bold, plain ring for a bigger finger. On either side there’s a filgree "ram"s horn" (double spirals, one not perfect) tapering to the back. There’s a possibility this...
  • AUD $78.00

    Tekke Turkoman, Gilt Silver and Amber Ring

    An old Tekke Turkoman, therefore “fire gilt” silver, broad band ring, with the unusual use of adomed eye shaped protective Amber, now very pitted with age, see images. Fairly old, with a lot of age and grime built up, it would have been larger, the ‘fire gilt" face has been...
  • AUD $130.00

    Yomud Turkoman, Asyk Pendant

    A delightful small silver and embossed gold foil “asyk” (heart or spear shaped pendant, worn on the back, attached to the hair plaits, as protection.) The symmetrical embossing of stamped circles, dots and crescents, filling the area on four sheets of gold foil (or to me gold washed silver) surrounding...
  • AUD $88.00

    Yomud Turkoman, Gilt Silver and Amber Ring

    An old worn Yomud Turkoman, silver ring with embossed gilt and Amber. Basically an oval with a characteristic stamped/embossed circle and dot design, lightly gilt, some worn from the raised pattern, revealing some dents and the smooth silver beneath. A protective, central raised, old Amber dome, has a fairly worn...
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    Yomud Turkoman, Gilt Silver and Glass Ring

    Sorry, this ring is no longer available. An old worn Yomud Turkoman, silver ring. Basically an oval with a characteristic stamped/embossed circle and dot design, lightly gilt, some worn from the raised pattern, revealing some dents and the smooth silver beneath. A central raised, old Faceted translucent Aqua Glass, has a fairly...
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    Yomud Turkoman, Large Hoops

    Sorry, this wonderful pair of hoops is no longer available. A pair of very large Yomud Turkoman ”gulak khaka”, silver ear hoops. Decorated with a slice of embossed ”fire gilt” silver, embellished with rich translucent Red and Blue Glass domes. (mysteriously unscratched, considering the wear on the silver, I assume they are...
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    Yomud Turkoman, Silver Hoops

    This pair of earrings were removed from the shop without payment being finalised. We'd like them back, thanks, before we have to name names. An old pair of Yomud Turkoman, Silver Hoops, each with 5 poppy pods, each of which once had a turquoise blue Glass bead inserted, some traces...