Tribal Small Coin Necklace

Designer: Afghan Kuchi

$ 35.00 $ 40.00

Tribal Small Coin Necklace
Hand made by the Kuchi tribe using vintage coins. Kuchi jewelry is renowned for it's vibrant energy, exuberant colors and creative spirit.
The jewelry of these wandering people 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 fabric necklace beaded with coins and can be worn as a necklace or choker.

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