A TURKMENISTAN AMULET

A fire gilded "asyk" silver amulet

Beginning of 20th Century, Charm against evil spearhead heart shaped. Worn on the back to repel the Evil Eye. Cf: Ethic jewellery from Africa, Asia and Pacific Islands, Renée van der Star, page 89

Tekke tribe Turkmenistan
Silver gilt, cornelians and beads, 27 x 17 cm

Price on request