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Trapezoidal counterweight amulet attached to a torque. Traditional piece worn by the Miao people in the Golden Triangle (Laos and Thailand) This one has delicate engravings and beautiful patina. Normally the torque is to the front of the chest and the rear counterweight amulet is in the back, but most westerners wear it the other way round. First half of the 20th century.
African antique YORUBA bronze bells and African by beadartaustria, $450.00/ Even though it says "unavailable", you could improvise with the top part of the chain by using small black washers( if they don't make them in black,(they probably do) you could spray paint them black)). The rest of the necklace you're out of luck because you won't find those pieces at your local JoAnn's or Michael's. Love the black and red/rust combo.
Morocco | Amber, coral, silver coins, amazonite and silver necklace | Late 19th century | The women of southern Morocco have a preference for bold, colorful and flamboyant designs and collect quantities of valuable jewellery of silver, coral and amber. Moroccan silver coins in the necklace date from 1878(1299 in the Islamic calendar).
Colombia | Pre Hispanic Tairona necklace. Famous for their beads of carnelian and quartz this is a great example. Robert Liu shows some of these beads on pages 130 and 131 of "Collectible Beads". He says "Carnelian, agate and rock crystal are far more important hardstones than jade in preHispanic ornaments in terms of sheer numbers and beauty. The Tairona culture of Colombia has been the primary source, yielding beautiful beads and amulets in these materials."