BoBo Boho Cuff- 3 Stone Onyx or Carnelian (SL)

Designer: Afghan Kuchi

$ 30.00

BoBo Boho Cuff- 3 Stone Onyx or Carnelian


An elegant cuff made by Kuchi artisans in Afghanistan. Hand carved and inlaid with onyx or carnelian stones.

The Kuchi are a nomadic tribe that wanders the border areas of Afghanistan and Pakistan, along ancient routes between the seasons, moving down from the mountains in the winter and back to their homes in the summer. The word Kuchi itself is derived from a Persian word meaning migration, in relation to nomads or gypsies, and does not describe a particular group or people, but rather a state of being. Many different peoples or tribes from these areas have been classified as Kuchi but the original migratory nomads of this area are the Pashtoon. The Kuchi are fiercely independent, usually wreathed in silver necklaces and dressed in spangling embroidery, and they stare boldly back from atop their camels when you cross them on the roads. Kuchi jewelry, like the jewelry of India and other tribal places and peoples, often incorporates jewels of transparent colored glass set in and backed with foil to reflect light in every shade of the rainbow. Shining mirrors, metallic thread, colorful beads, pom poms, cloves and other fragrant materials, bright fabrics and thousands of different kinds of dangles and bells also serve to attract the eye and ward off evil spirits.

This kuchi piece is made with mixed metals and silver plating.

Let your bohemian style fly free.

Adjustable to any sized wrist. NICKLE FREE!!


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