A thorn tweezer on a very beautiful silver chain.

Tweezer and very beautiful Omani silver chain
  • Description

 

Very rare Omani antique silver chain. A tweezer on a very beautiful silver chain. See photo slide-show for a photo from around 1900 with a lady wearing a similar chain.   

 

 

 Omani antique silver chain

Arab Name: Manqash (Ref 2: Carter)

Period: 1850-1950

Origin: Oman

    References:
  1. Oman Adorned Pauline Shelton  Robert Richmond / Apex London 1997 p 193
  2. Carter Tribes in Oman p 168
  3. National Museum Highlights 2016 page 64 An identical chain on  a khanjar belt is shown.