Buckle that is attached to a grown-up´s khanjar

Buckle
  • Description

 Rare antique silver buckle that is attached to a grownup´s khanjar, therefore NOT for  a boy.

 

Omani antique silver buckle

Arab name: Ibsim

Period: 1850-1900

Origin: worn by boys all over Oman

References:
  1. Ruth Hawley. Omani silver (first edition) page 3
  2. The craft heritage of Oman Volume 2 p. 448 item 078
  3. Oman Adorned by Pauline Shelton  Robert Richmond / Apex London 1997  page 112 
  4. Disappearing treasures of Oman 1998 by Avelyn Foster pages 89, 91
  5. Traditional silver jewellery and handicrafts from Oman 2009 by Jean Greffioz page 145