A TURKMENISTAN AMULET

A fire gilded "asyk" silver amulet, Tekke tribe Turkmenistan

Silver gilt, cornelians and beads

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

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