Vintage Kurdish 18 and 14 karat festive necklace ( gardalak )

$ 2,500.00

Availability: 1 in stock

This necklace is from the Iraqi section of Kurdistan , it is know as “gardalak” and it is traditionally worn in various festivities and religious holidays. It is comprised of an element that has a channel where two necklaces can pass through ( traditionally they were on strings) hanging from these elements are tear shaped pieces with various symbols for fertility and prosperity, the Piece is museum quality , the elements have no markings but have been acid tested for at least 18 karat gold , they have been restrung on hallmarked 14 karat necklaces, The length of the piece can be adjusted before delivery.

Item Type

Vintage

Color

Gold

Style

Ethnic, Tribal

Material

Gold

Item Size

18 1/4 inches long ( 46.5 cm ) lengthl of elements 1.1/4 inches ( 3 cm )l

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