Turkmenistan | Antique old silver guilt Turkomen Prayer Box Necklace from the Tekke Tribe; good silver alloy, fire gilded and embellished with carnelian stones. | ca. second half of the 20th century | Reserved.
Central Asia | Amulet case | late 19th–early 20th century | Silver, glass | This piece of silver jewelry takes the form of a triangle, or a tumar, and rested on the wearer's chest. Tumar-shaped jewelry usually consists of three sections: a triangular mountain motif, a bozbend tube meant for prayer scrolls, and an inverted mountain symbol from which spherical pendants are suspended. This tumar is decorated with six horn motifs and embellished with twelve pieces of red glass.