Antique Omani silver earring (medium size)

silver Nisa earrings
  • Description

Scarce antique Omani Rukun earring (note the different style) Weight 45 grams. The tube is 10 cm long. 

Antique Omani silver earring

Arab name: Rukun

Period: 1850-1950

Origin: Oman: Bedouin Women of the hadr (town) part of the tribes

References:
  1. Oman Adorned by Pauline Shelton  Robert Richmond / Apex London 1997 p 75-p 77 bottom; p 164
  2. Catalog of the Oman exhibition in the Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam 2009 page 131
  3. An account of an overland journey from Leskairee to Meskat and the Green mountains of Oman Trans. Bombay Geographical Society Vol VIII 1847
  4. Disappearing treasures of Oman 1998 by Avelyn Foster p 59 fig 48
  5. Traditional silver jewelry and handicrafts from Oman 2009 by Jean Greffioz p 41-42
  6. Oman and its Renaissance  by Sir Donald Hawley Stacey International London 1987 page 138 photo top left