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Singele antique Omani silver bracelet

Antique Omani silver bracelet

Rare single very narrow silver bracelet with bosses or or worn down spikes. According to the British Museum it is made form a silver band that is hammered into a Moult (die-stamped) not sure if this is correct. Diameter 6.4 cm. Height 1.3 cm weight 65 grams.



Arab names: Banjiiri bu nujum / Muschawwaka

Period: 1850-1950

Origin: Northern Oman?

  1. Disappearing treasures of Oman 1998 by Avelyn Foster page 71
  2. Arab & Islamic Silver by Saad Al-Jadir 1981   Stacey International  p 93
  3. British Museum on-line collection number 2012,6010.10 weight 92 grams Diameter 6.3 cm  Height 1.8 cm
  4. Islamic Art in Oman page 352