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    Kazak, Silver & Glass Pendant

    Sorry this pendant is no longer available.A classic Kazak Pendant. Large boxlike, hollow silver oval, the front a mild fire gilt, decorated with stamped silver borders and “false granulation” wedges, forming a talismanic, dynamic “sun” design , surrounding a central flat, oval red glass. (this glass is often made of...
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    Kazak, Silver & Glass Pendant

    A classic Kazak large hollow silver “boxlike pendant” . An ornate symmetrically scrolling shape, the front a mild “fire gilt” , decorated with stamped silver borders and false granulation wedges, forming a dorder, surrounding a central flat red glass. (this glass is often made up of more than one piece,...
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    Kungrat Uzbek, Glass Bead Necklace.

    A brilliant multistranded tubular net necklace of translucent glass seed beads. The variety of beads and colours used, combined with the colour variations (abrash)within any one colour group, add to its vitality and richness. Threaded on a strong cotton and long enough to be worn over the head, it supports...
  • AUD $88.00

    Kungrat Uzbek, Glass Beaded Tassel.

    A multi stranded tassel, threaded with a complex mix of both translucent and opaque glass beads. Many single strands all carefully matched, that come together to form a tube of beaded netting, then bound at the top with bands of brilliant pink, deep green and violet wool. The opaque and...
  • AUD $88.00

    Kungrat Uzbek, Glass Beaded Tassel.

    A multi stranded tassel, threaded with a complex mix of both translucent and opaque glass beads. Many single strands all carefully matched, that come together to form a tube of beaded netting, then bound at the top with bands of brilliant pink, deep green and violet wool. The opaque and...
  • AUD $88.00

    Kungrat Uzbek, Glass Beaded Tassel.

    A multi stranded tassel, threaded with a complex mix of both translucent and opaque glass beads. Many single strands all carefully matched, that come together to form a tube of beaded netting, then bound at the top with bands of brilliant pink, deep green and violet wool. Originally as Nomads,...
  • AUD $88.00

    Kungrat Uzbek, Glass Beaded Tassel.

    A multi stranded tassel, threaded with a complex mix of both translucent and opaque glass beads, tipped with “protective” sliced Cowry shells (These exotic imports, traded inland from the coast or islands of the coast of India, are also worn for fertility, which leads to prosperity.) The opaque and translucent...
  • AUD $120.00

    Lakai Uzbek Embroidered Hanging

    A decorative Lakai Uzbek, crosstitch embroidered vertical panel, with a double row of suspended tassels, with old, quite knocked ‘gilit’ alloy beads. And tiny protective white glass beads, worked into the tassels. Two dynamic black diamonds, stacked vertically, surrounded by razor ribbon (?) with inset ram’s horns. An interesting, muted...
  • AUD $120.00

    Lakai Uzbek Hanging with Tassels

    A decorative Lakai Uzbek, crosstitch embroidered vertical panel, with a double row of suspended tassels, with old, quite knocked ‘gilit’ alloy beads. And tiny protective white glass beads, worked into the tassels. Two dynamic black diamonds, stacked vertically, surrounded by razor ribbon (?) with inset ram’s horns. An interesting, muted...
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    Lakai Uzbek Koran Bag

    Sorry this bag is no longer available. A smallish hexagonal bag, with extensive Lakai Uzbek, restrained crosstitch embroidery, crocheted fringe and applied tassells. There is a slight dullness or restraint, in the colours chosen. The threads used to embroider it have an “abrash” of colour variation, the indigo blue, for...
  • AUD $200.00

    Lakai Uzbek Pair of Hangings

    A pair of decorative Lakai Uzbek, crosstitch embroidered vertical panels, with a double row of suspended tassels, with silvery ‘gilit’ alloy beads. Two dynamic ‘sunbursts’ stacked vertically, stacked vertically, with inset double arrows. An interesting, muted colour scheme of subdued burgundy, yellow, emerald/olive and pink, defined by design itself with...
  • AUD $140.00

    Lakai Uzbek Tent Band

    This Lakai Uzbek piece is a very useful, continuous length of crosstitch embroidery. It probably served like a “tent band”, for wrapping around or tying down. Whilst, of course, adding colour and protection. One end has a definitive end border, the other is open, so it may have been cut...
  • AUD $140.00

    Olam Turkoman, Engraved Silver Cuff

    A smallish, very worn engraved silver Olam Turkoman wristcuff, with a central rib and 2 bands of repeated motifs. The silver has that sensuous worn smoothness we seek in an old used/worn Tribal Silver piece, a quality only achieved with long wear. This mellow smoothness is delightful, but just as easily...
  • AUD $180.00

    Pashtun, Turquoise Gilt Earrings.

    An enchantingly old pair of silver Pashtun earrings with small turquoise glass cabachons (beads) in a few shades of pale blue, mixed with stamped gilt silver shapes. These stamped designs have ancient origins such as the Sun at the top. The silver has a fairly dark patina, check the reverse to see how...
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    Tekke Turkoman, Gilt Silver Earrings

    Sorry, this pair of earrings is no longer available. But check we may still have a very similar pair. A pair of very wearable partially “gilt” silver dangling earrings, made by Turkoman Silversmiths now working in Northern Afghanistan. Set with “cabachon” teardrop Carnelians and imitation Turquoises. The style of gilding...
  • AUD $72.00

    Uzbek "Gilt" Silver Earrings.

    Gilt silver “Bukharan style” earrings probably made by Uzbek or Kazak Silversmiths in Northern Afghanistan. (I could be wrong these may actually be from Bukhara in Uzbekistan.) With 5 drops of dangling small round glass beads featuring "evil eyes', these are quite good, contemporary interpretations of old Islamic glass beads....
  • AUD $88.00

    Uzbek "Gilt" Silver Earrings.

    Gilt silver “Bukharan style” earrings probably made by Uzbek or Kazak Silversmiths in Northern Afghanistan. (I could be wrong these may actually be from Bukhara in Uzbekistan.) With 5 drops of dangling small round glass beads featuring "evil eyes', these are quite good, contemporary interpretations of old Islamic glass beads....
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    Uzbek "Gilt" Silver Earrings.

    Sorry, this pair of earrings is no longer available. However, if you're after it get back to us as we may still have a few variations of it.Gilt silver “Bukharan style” earrings probably made by Uzbek or Kazak Silversmiths in Northern Afghanistan. (I could be wrong these may actually be from...
  • AUD $88.00

    Uzbek Gilt Silver Earrings

    Gilt silver filigree “Uzbek style” earrings made by refugee Turkoman Silversmiths in Northern Afghanistan. Double sided with prominent round Turquoises and dangling oval Rose Quartz (?), Amethysts, Iolites and tiny Pearls. The gilt has a convincingly warm 22 ct glow to it, gently swaying in three units, silhouetting delicately against...
  • AUD $220.00

    Uzbek Quilted Cotton Coat

    A comfy, quilted cotton, long sleeved gown, with what I assume is a Russian printed cotton with “Red Paeony” blooms, and two toned Olive leaves, on a muted Black ground. The vertical rows, of quilting stitches, are Olive, giving it an overall tone. The inside flaps have similiar Paeonies, on...