Gorgeous statement Afghan Kuchi headpiece in mixed metals with bell dangles and jewels. Larger glass jewels on central pendant and smaller jewels throughout. Round central pendant is about 6 cm across. Slips on like a cap and features single band around head and one strip, which spans scalp front to back. These bands can be adjusted by adding more fabric or shortening the bands. The headpiece will fit on a head up to 57 cm in circumference.
The Kuchi people are Pashtun nomads who have maintained a traditional nomad lifestyle for more than 3000 years. They are physically very strong and tough people, as they are always in a sort of endless travel. Most tribal pieces are made from a relatively soft and lightweight metal alloy. This is a composition of many metals, usually brass, tin, and silver in varying percentages. Therefore each piece made from this metal also has its own unique color and patina, ranging from a bright silver color to a rich bronze. Most pieces have been left uncleaned with its original patina intact.
Perfect for free-spirited wanderers who love the energy that comes with tribal jewelry.
Condition: Excellent vintage condition
Estimated size: One size
Material: Metal alloy/glass/fabric
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