Antique Omani silver Earrings. Including coral beads.

Antique Omani silver Halka Earring. Including coral beads.
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Rare complete set of antique Halka Earrings. Including real coral beads. Fine antique piece of Omani jewelry  Length 72 cm 275 grams.

 

 

 Antique Omani silver earrings

Antique Omani silver earrings

Arab name: Dufuf  (means tambourines) The silver chain is called Mashill / Mishill

Period: 1850-1950

Origin:  Oman: Sur

References:
  1.  Oman Adorned by Pauline Shelton  Robert Richmond / Apex London 1997 p 71
  2. British Museum has a similar headband (without the earrings) in their on-line collection number 2009.6023.185
  3. Oman Faces and Places page 135 (identical example)
  4. PDO News No 4/1992 Oman silver Jewelry by Rebecca Brickson  p 26 .
  5. Oman Faces and places, articles from PDO News magazine 2009  page 135