Antique Omani silver Nose-ring (old piece)

Antique Omani silver nosering
  • Description

 

Very rare Omani silver Nose-ring. The design suggests Dhofari origin. At puberty a girlĀ“s nose was perforated for the nose-ring she would wear once she was a married women. Diameter  6 cm. Weight 7 grams.

 

 

Antique Omani silver nosering

 

 

Arab name: Halka (ring or circle)

Period: 1900-1960

Origin: Oman Dhofar

  1. References:Oman Adorned by Pauline Shelton  Robert Richmond / Apex London 1997 p 70 bottom, 246