Banjara Coin Necklace - India Banjara Vintage Coin Dangles Necklace - Tribal Fusion Belly Dance

Was: $75.00
Now: $68.00
Item No: JNN0090
Country of Origin: India
Materials: Mixed Metals
Condition: Used
Qty in Stock: 1


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Old and well-made Banjara coin necklace on handmade chain.  This one is lush with tube beads, coins and small dangles.  Flat bar at the back makes wearing this heavy large  piece much more comfortable.  Silvery mixed metals.  33 inches total length.  Beautiful and very tribal.  Pieces this nicely made are a rarity these days.  Lots of detail here!   

The Banjara people of India, known by numerous names including  Pindari, Lambani, Labhani Muka, and many others are a traditionally nomadic people.  They are now found mostly in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Telangana.  The word "Banjara" is derived froma  Sanskrit word meaning "wanderers of the jungle".  Banjara women are known to wear colorful and beautiful clothing and have tattos on their hands.  They use shells, mirrors, coins and colorful embroidery to decorate their clothing and wear heavy and highly ornamented jewelry made of silver and both natural and found objects, including glass, wood, bone, reeds, grass and shells.

Necklace Length:  33 inches
Components:  Coins, coin dangle pendants, tube beads, metal chain
Closure:  Slips over the head to wear
Materials:  Mixed metals
Metal Color:  Silvery.  There is a bit of red paint on some of coins/pendants
Metal Finish:  Unpolished
The bit of red paint on some of the coins / dangles is an additional protective measure against evil spirits.
The flat bar at the back of the necklace makes wearing this large piece much more comfortable.

You will recieve the exact piece shown in the photos on this page. 

Please check photos carefully for condition. You will receive the exact piece shown in the photos on this page. This is a USED piece that has been previously worn in country. As a previously used tribal item it may have small flaws such as loose or missing jewels, missing bells, obvious repairs, may be tarnished or worn, or have other small flaws.

A NOTE ON THE CONDITION OF TRIBAL ITEMS: Our jewelry is used tribal jewelry, from faraway lands. As used pieces the condition of our items will reflect their prior lives as treasured tribal pieces. Please know that we strive to maintain the tribal allure of our items and therefore we do not clean or repair these pieces in any way. We leave that choice to the buyer, as each may prefer something different. This not only maintains the old, tribal look of each piece that our belly dance customers seek, but also preserves the value of a piece that cleaning might destroy.

We do our best to describe any flaws that may be present in our items, and we encourage you to read the full description and look at all photos closely to judge the condition of the item for yourself and know exactly what you are ordering. If you have questions about the condition of any item, please ask!


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