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Antique Omani silver chain / head strap to support the earrings

Silver chain named Mishall


Very rare type of Mishall worn by women in Northern Oman.  The very rare lozenge shaped silver hanger probably does not belong with this chain. Purpose: support across the head for heavy earrings.  Weight 235 grams.






Arab name: Mishall

Period: 1850-1950Origin: Northern Oman 



  1. The craft & heritage of Oman Vol 2 p 439 above fig 25.