Three antique Omani silver Dhofari forehead pieces / discs

Dhofari forehead pieces
  • Description

Three rare Omani silver Dhofari forehead pieces / discs labeled I,II,III. Two gilded. A disk of (gilded) silver with a raised center of filigree work.  

 Omani silver amulet

 

Arab Name: Kelledi necklace central bead

Period: 1930-1970

Origin: Oman Dhofar region

  1. Oman Adorned Pauline Shelton  Robert Richmond / Apex London 1997 p 63, 234;262 (photo item B  same item)
  2. Craft heritage of Oman Neil Richardson & Maria Dorr Volume 2 p 438 fig 18;
  3. Traditional silver jewelry and handicrafts from Oman 2009 by Jean Greffioz  p24