|Oman, circa 1850|
The points of these bracelets resembles the thorns of many desert plants and so they are given the nameﾠbenagir bu shokaﾠ(thorny bracelet) in the local dialect.
These bracelets are of high grade silver. There are no losses and they have excellent patina, the points having been softened from years of wear.
|Location of Origin: Middle East / Western Asia / Northern Africa|
|Dimensions: approximate diameter of each: 8.5cm, height: 3cm, combined weight: 181g|
|Primary Classification: Asian Art : Indian Antiques|
|Secondary Classification: African Artwork, Ethnographic & Tribal Arts : Other|
|Bracelets of similar form also originate in the Dra Valley of the Anti-Atlas, Morocco.|
References: Bracelets of almost identical form are illustrated inﾠEthnic Jewellery: From Africa, Asia and Pacific Islands,ﾠPepin Press, 2004, p. 60.
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