*Antique Turkmen Khazakh Asyk Pendant. Asyk pendants are very typical Turkmen jewelry. Women are given these in great numbers as wedding presents by well-wishers who want to offer their blessings for a happy marriage. Estimated to be more than 70 years old.
One of a pair of elaborate cuffs in Turkmen style having high style Russian enamelling and carnelian inlay. Created as a gift for the daughter of a Khan of Uzbekistan and presented as a gift by the jeweler in patronage. | ca. late 19th c Uzbekistan.