Circa: second half of 19th century
Size: 21 ½ ″ / 54.5 cm / in circumference, 1 ½ ″ / almost 4 cm / wide – over 3″ / 7.5 cm / long bell tassels // carnelian stone over 1″ / 2.5 cm / long
TURKMENISTAN – YOMUD ethnic silver ceremonial Choker / Bukov. An important item for Yomud Turkic tribes to use it on wedding and other important days. High karat silver band decorated with gilded plaques and silver hanging dangles ( with bells ) to make tiny sounds. Decoration with gold wash plaques and stamps on back part indicates cosmic elements from sky and earth from Shaman beliefs. Carnelian stones of a good size decorate both front corner sides and center in front. A silver hinge on one front corner makes it to open for wearing. It has great patina from use and survived in respectful dowries to the present days.
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Shipping fee includes postage, registration fee, packing materials. All items are wrapped very carefully with necessary material, bubbles, thick paper, plastic cover for water protection and taped – sealed very well. If items get damaged on their way of shipment because of not packing with proper material of taping, wrapping, boxing etc. Turkish Folk Art accepts all the results without any conditions. Buyers always have full credit for the lost or undelivered purchased items after shipping cost deduction.
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In case of need, shipments can even be made on Saturday mornings. This might bring a small extra charge.
Refunds and Exchanges
Receiving Parcels - Returns and Exchanges:
VERY IMPORTANT- If any pack will arrive not properly wrapped with plastic or Tyvek type wrapping material and if it is torn and half or completely open and rewrapped, do not accept the pack and ask for a report to be written down to the person who is delivering to you. If possible take picture of the box or envelope to proof the condition of it at the moment arrived to your door. This way- we will be able to claim our agreement rights from currier company.
Returns are accepted for most items that are small and lightweight (under 4 pounds) – as an exchange with other items in our inventory that are of the same value. We will inform you with an address to mail the returning item in the US. We will send your new item/items after the returning item arrives at our address in the U.S. For customers from Europe, we will provide a shipping address in a European country.
If the item/items you select are higher in value than the returning item, you will pay the difference as well as any electronic wire transfer fees, PayPal charges, bank transfer fees or other costs. Turkish customs laws do not permit us to receive vintage or antique items back into country.
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2 - Item(s) must be in their original condition without any additional damage or use. We will cooperate with you and do our best to satisfy you. Any expenses of PayPal charges, bank transfers and shipping costs must be paid by the customer before we proceed to mail substitute items.
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Additional Policies and FAQs
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