This grouping of jewelry has an old-world feel. Afghanistan geometric dangle earrings, chunky necklaces with embossed silver – your connection to tribal embellishment and treasured amulets.
Turquoise rondelles with marcasite spacer beads are smooth and variegated colors of blue-green. 11.5″ for the beaded necklace plus a 2″ silver and turquoise amulet, aka: tawiz, old tribal silver end caps with an unusual ridged turquoise center .
The ta’wiz, tawiz (Urdu: تعویز, Hindi: तावीज़), muska (Turkish) or taʿwīdh (Arabic: تعويذ) is anamuletor locket worn for good luck and protection common in South Asia. Tawiz (or taweez) worn by Muslims contain verses from the Quran and/or other Islamic prayers and symbols pertaining to magic. This impressive necklace features a large repoussé silver tawiz with space for your charms, mantras, or prayers. Tibetan turquoise and a sterling toggle clasp.
Long sterling hook shaped textured stems end in a calyx holding a carved turquoise lotus ball. Earrings from India, 2.5″ long.