Tribal coin necklace with wooden beads

Designer: Afghan Kuchi

$ 45.00

Tribal coin necklace with wooden beads
Hand made by the Kuchi tribe using beads and coins. Kuchi jewelry is renowned for it's vibrant energy, exuberant colors and creative spirit.
The jewelry of these wandering peoples incorporates design elements from many cultures including those of India, the Middle East, Central Asia and the tribal areas of the former Soviet Union. These jewelry artists used coins, bells, and large colorful glass jewels to produce lovely chokers, necklaces, cuff bracelets, pendants, belts, rings, earrings, headpieces and more completely by hand, often in centuries-old designs. These pieces sometimes incorporated bead work or embroidery even.
This particular piece is a necklace beaded with coins from Pakistan.
MEASUREMENTS:
LENGTH: 10"
WIDTH:6"

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