Vintage Omani Silver Necklace with Koran Box & Maria Theresia. Marriya Mardusa (Double Strand Necklace) with Large Hirz and 5 Maria Theresia Silver Dollars. One Maria Theresia dollar is missing and the fifth one will need soldering by an experienced silversmith.
This is a superb necklace featuring a double strand range of silver beads, two small hirz with sets of silver leaf shaped danglers, a magnificent cylindrical silver hirz (Quran case) decorated with Gold Leaf die-stamped floral design and 14 sets of diamond-shaped danglers and coral beads hanging from dual chains. Each end of the necklace has a long tubular silver bead which is holding by a knot.The necklace is also composed of 12 pairs of silver beads and 6 pairs of barrel-shaped silver beads. The Maria Theresia Thalers are soldered to the outer barrel-shaped silver beads. The Maria Theresia Thalers seem to all be dated 1780 (some dates are not legible because of the soldering). The necklace was worn with the faces of the British Monarch resting against the wearer's body.
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Please feel free to ask me any questions about this item. Thank you for your interest. The item "Vintage Omani Silver Necklace with Koran Box & Maria Theresia Marriya Mardusa" is in sale since Sunday, March 12, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Islamic/Middle Eastern".
The seller is "freddynoel" and is located in Holt. This item can be shipped worldwide.