Vintage Omani Silver Tribal Spike Bracelet
This is a unique Omani silver tribal spike bracelet from the mid 20th Century. This cuff is known locally as banjiri bu shawka because its spikes resemble thorns (shawk). It is made with high-grade silver.
There is a similar bracelet in the British Museum's collection https://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=3474292&partId=1&place=40576&page=2 and in Jehan S. Rajab's book Silver Jewellery of Oman. In good vintage condition.
- Inner circumference is 16.5 cm (6 1/2").
- Inner diameter is 5.5cm (2 1/8").
- Width is 3.8 cm (1 3/8").
- Weight is 36.2 Grams.