Nest Egg Auctions
Live Auction

Spring 2023 Art, Asian, Tribal & Jewelry

Sat, May 20, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 216

Beads, Bells and Charms Collection

Estimate: $200 - $400

Bid Increments

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$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
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$100,000 $10,000
One Taureg 3-amulet leather gris-gris (good luck charms) with ornamentation. Approximately 30" long. In fair condition with oxidation present on the brass components. One Yoruba beaded necklace with 15 brass bells. An additional four bells and red beads are included. It would appear they were once part of the strand. Necklace is approximately 24" long. There is some oxidation evident on the brass bells and dirt accumulated on the blue beads. One set of Turkoman belly dancing tassels. Belt portion measures approximately 30" and four tassels an additional 8". In excellent condition despite some fading in the green dyed fibers. Keywords: antique, vintage, Africa, African, voodoo, talisman, trade beads, beadwork, beadery, Eurasian, Eurasia, Turkey, Turkish