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Large old Turkmen Hair Pendants Pair - Old Tribal Jewelry from Turkmenistan in Central Asia

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Dogachik with Embroidered Headband
Dogachik with Embroidered Headband
Price: $64.00
Item Number: abh-G91-HPH

Old Turkmen (Turkoman) Tribal Jewelry Headpiece Pendants PAIR

These wonderful large old Turkmen (Turkoman) Tribal Headpiece Pendants PAIR were sturdily handcrafted during the early to mid-1900's in Central Asia. 

They are worn draped on either side of the face, with long clattering dangles hanging below that make a wonderful sound with movement. The embroidered Turkmen headband is removable, and can also be worn as a choker.

Known among the Turkmen as Dogachik pendants, this intriguing style of jewelry is found throughout Central Asia by various names. Each pendant has a pointed hook on the end for securing directly to the hair, to other headpieces, or, as in this case, to a strip of fabric. Using a fabric strip is a clever way to assure that the pendants fall exactly where you want them, every time. 

These Dogachik pendants were polished at one time, although a pleasing mild patina remains from years of loving wear. 

Price includes Old Turkmen Dogachik PAIR and Turkmen embroidered headband/choker.

Measurements: (1 inch = 2.54 cm)
   Size = 9 inches long x 3-1/2 inches wide , each pendant
   Fabric (choker) length = 10 inches embroidered portion plus a 6-1/2 inch tie on each side
   Weight = 5.5 oz
   Material = Glass beads; Metal; Fabric

Turkmen Jewelry, Turkoman Jewelry, Tribal Jewelry, Headpiece, Dogachik