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Single Omani ear-ring of simple form

Simple Omani Earring


Common Omani silver ear-ring has a bi-conoid shape. Typically hangs form a leather thong looped around the ear. These simple ear-rings are worn by daughters of wealthier parents or by poor  adult women



Antique Omani silver earring

Arab name: Shaghabiyat ear-ring

Period: 1900-1970

Origin: Oman

  1. Oman Adorned by Pauline Shelton  Robert Richmond / Apex London 1997 page
  2. Disappearing treasures of Oman 1998 by Avelyn Foster p 55 fig 43