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Old Large Yemen Silver Pendant - 'Warda'

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A large pendant from Yemen, also known as a 'Warda' medallion. It was made in the 1950s from good quality silver (tested). It features fine granulation work and intricate filigree design and has fourteen dangles. A very ornate piece, unique and rare, the central medallion on a bridal necklace. It is stunning. In excellent condition.

Date:

1950s

Material:

Silver

Dimensions:

155 mm (h) inc. dangles x 65 mm (w)

Weight:

112 g

Ref:

PEN-858

References:

Ransom, M., Silver Treasures from the Land of Sheba: Regional Yemeni Jewelry, AUC Press, 2014.

Borel, F., The Splendour of Ethnic Jewelry: From the Colette and Jean-Pierre Ghysels Collection, Thames & Hudson, 1994.