Silver and Gold Turkmen Pendant with Carnelian Necklace
A traditional Turkmen ethnic tribal vintage silver pendant with gold gilding and an inset carnelian with hand-knotted carnelian beads. This pendant's arabesque design is a common motif in this traditional jewelry. Carnelian, a rich red-orange colored agate stone, is popular in Turkmen jewelry because it is believed to protect the wearer from illness.
The necklace is 21 inches long and the pendant is 2 inches top to bottom.