Old Tribal Jewelry PAIR TURKMEN PENDANTS Large Turkmen Pair of Tenechir Hair Jewelry

PAIR TURKMEN PENDANTS Old Tribal Jewelry Large Turkmen. Price is for PAIR as shown. These old Turkmen (Turkoman) long tenechir hair-pendants were handcrafted during the early to mid-1900s for the Ersari (Ersary) sub-tribe of Turkmenistan in Central Asia. They are old tribal jewelry Turkmen hair pendants - not new reproductions. MEASUREMENTS (1 inch =. Price is for PAIR as shown.。These old Turkmen (Turkoman) long tenechir hair-pendants were handcrafted during the early to mid-1900's for the Ersari (Ersary) sub-tribe of Turkmenistan in Central Asia.。They are old tribal jewelry Turkmen hair pendants - not new reproductions.。MEASUREMENTS (1 inch = 2.54 cm):。Size = 13 inches long x 3-1/4 inches wide (each)。Weight = 8.8 oz (per pair)。Shipping Weight = 15 oz。TM image library 6-2-2018。A dramatic style of jewelry throughout this region, hair-pendant like these were worn on the head near the temples to frame the face beautifully. They were known by various names, including dogachik, temple jewelry, and tenechir. 。Tenechir were attached to headdresses, caps, or directly to the hair as shown in the manikin image. They have sharp embedded hooks at the upper ends for securing in place.。The large pendants are shaped as adamlyks - or stylized female forms to celebrate femininity.。Large red beads were strategically placed to ward off the evil eye, while traditional patterns of birds-wings and flames were highlighted with gilding.。Long charm-dangles and bells hang below, clattering together with movement to alert admirers and scare away demons.。Each of the linked-pendants in the cascades were sturdily made - they do not bend. 。In excellent condition, this pair of tenechir have mild wear patterns and a warm age-patina remaining after the passage of so many years. 。Price is for PAIR as shown.。***************************。About the TURKMEN: The Turkmen (Turkoman) are a semi-nomadic tribal people who have lived on the harsh steppes of present-day Turkmenistan and neighboring Central Asian countries for thousands of years. 。 。Turkmen jewelry is notoriously large, with pieces worn on both the front and back of the body, as well as on the head, arms, and fingers. 。Some say that the large size of Turkmen jewelry is a vestigial form of the armor worn by Turkmen women who fought alongside their men in battle. 。The five major tribes of the Turkmen are the Teke, Ersari, Yomut, Choudur, and Saryk - represented by the 5 stars and carpet designs on today’s Turkmenistan National Flag. ©。

Old Tribal Jewelry PAIR TURKMEN PENDANTS Large Turkmen Pair of Tenechir Hair Jewelry
Old Tribal Jewelry PAIR TURKMEN PENDANTS Large Turkmen Pair of Tenechir Hair Jewelry
Old Tribal Jewelry PAIR TURKMEN PENDANTS Large Turkmen Pair of Tenechir Hair Jewelry
Old Tribal Jewelry PAIR TURKMEN PENDANTS Large Turkmen Pair of Tenechir Hair Jewelry
Old Tribal Jewelry PAIR TURKMEN PENDANTS Large Turkmen Pair of Tenechir Hair Jewelry
Old Tribal Jewelry PAIR TURKMEN PENDANTS Large Turkmen Pair of Tenechir Hair Jewelry

Old Tribal Jewelry PAIR TURKMEN PENDANTS Large Turkmen Pair of Tenechir Hair Jewelry

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