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Lapidarus Jewellry Antique Art Gallery Montreal

Since 1919

Earrings Jhumka style

SKU: jwe31
$250.00Price

Silver large bell shaped earrings Jhumka style

Afghan Kuchi tribal etchnic jewelry

Geometric markings on the dome with turquoise and coral beads on the front.

10 cm

The Afghan / Pakistan old silver pieces are between 80 - 95% silver

Traditionally, the word ‘Jhumka’ refers to the bell shaped earrings design of India which are worn during the practice of Bharatnatyam (an Indian classical dance) because of the jingle of the hanging elements from the dome.

The Kuchi, which means “nomad”  are tribes people who travel between Pakistan and Afghanistan.

The Kuchi nomadic women do not wear burqas and they go unveiled. and are at least 50 years old.

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