Omani silver half moon shaped necklace (for boy)

Omani silver necklace named Tok.
  • Description

 Rare Omani silver necklace named Tok.  Worn by boys.

 

 

 

 

Antique Omani silver necklace

 

Arab name: Tok / Tuq

Period: 1900-1950

Origin: Oman Dhofar but with strong Indian influences.

References:
  1. Oman Adorned by Pauline Shelton  Robert Richmond / Apex London 1997 p 7 9 bottom
  2. Silver jewellery of Oman by Jehan S Rajab 1997 p 17 and front-cover 
  3. Traditional silver jewelry and handicrafts from Oman 2009 by Jean Greffioz p66
  4. Ethnic Jewellery from Africa, Asia and the Pacific Islands 2002 Amsterdam Pepin Press p 64