Antique 19th Yemenite Necklace Silver filigree Yemen Islamic Massive Jewelry. An impressive detailed and quite massive Islamic Filigree Silver necklace with glass stone ornaments. This necklace dates to middle 19th Century and is a typical marriage ornament used by Yemenite brides in their wedding day. The Necklace consists of 5 main elements - of which the three square central ones have additional triangle, amulet and crescent moon- made in filigree work with glass stones.Level of Silver used in this Necklace is generally considered low-med silver (500-600). Total weight of necklace is approx 445grams - 15.72oz. Size of each square 4.5x3.7cm (approx 1"3/4 x 1 1/2"). Size of each amulet 6cm (approx 23/8). Total Length of Necklace from one trapeze edge to other : 31cm (approx 12 1/4).
Open Necklace from edge of string to the other edge : 82cm(approx 32 1/4). Closed hanging on breast is about 48cm from back of neck to lower central balls on crescent moon. Such massive traditional wedding garments and jewelry pieces of Yemenite Brides is of the kind presented in museums and the size and age and type of silver smith and jewelry work make it unique and hard to find. This necklace can be put on for special or theatrical occasions or placed for beauty in glass cupboard or framed in a deep glassed frame. Condition is generally very good for it's age.Item can be cleaned with regular silver cleaning materials that will restore it's shine to the kind which is natural for the level of silver used. The triangles that are attached to the squares can swing left and right and the crescent moons can move back and forwards. Such big parts of the customary wedding garments and jewelry pieces of Yemenite Brides is of the kind presented in museums and the size and age and type of silver smith and jewelry work make it unique and hard to find. Please see photos offered for visual information and condition valuation. Use the super-size feature on Scan/photo to see details. PLEASE SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWS LETTER THROUGH SMIGALLERY STORE. (on lower left" sign in") FOR SPECIAL SEASONAL SALES and NEW LISTINGS - RECOMMENDED! For more items in your preferred category. Items are actual items shown in photo/scan (unless mentioned differently in description). The subject line describes partly the item but can not include all details and therefore customer is strongly requested to read the detailed "Description - Item information" that is offered in the body of listingunder the smigallery logo and the "satisfaction guaranteed" green line.
Algeria, Chad, Cote d Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Libya, Niger, Angola, Syria, Nigeria, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Bahrain, Yemen. Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates. For Legitimate reasons - Item must return within 14 days from arrival and in it's original packaging and condition. The item "Antique Yemenite Necklace Silver filigree Yemen Islamic Massive Jewelry 445gr" is in sale since Friday, July 10, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Middle East".
The seller is "smigallery" and is located in Tel Aviv. This item can be shipped worldwide.