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Large Antique Silver Kazakh Ring, Central Asia

$291.00

An authentic antique Kazakh ring from Central Asia, made circa 1920. This amazing high-grade silver ring is large and impressive with intricately patterned traditional engravings all around the shank. It is adorned with the traditional dark red glass cabochon so often seen on Kazakh jewellery. The setting for the cabochon is brass and there is further brass decoration on the shank. A beautiful old ring in good condition.

Date:

1920s

Material:

High-grade silver, brass & glass

Dimensions:

Head dimensions:
3.6 cm (l) x 2.2 cm (w)
Approximate ring size:
UK: V
USA: 10.5
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Weight:

18.6 g

Ref:

RNG-964

References:

Kalter, J. (1983) The Arts and Crafts of Turkestan. London: Thames and Hudson Ltd.

Tokhtabayeva, Shaizada. Origins and Formation of Kazakhs' Jeweler’s Art: National Kazakh jewellery. 2016

Geoffroy-Schneiter, B. (2011) Asian jewellery: Ethnic rings, bracelets, necklaces, earrings, belts, head ornaments from the Ghysels Collection. Milano: Skira. Photo on book.

Borel, F. (1994). The Splendour of Ethnic Jewelry. London: Thames and Hudson, P131