Tribal Coins - Extra Large - Vintage Belly Dance DIY Coins - Kuchi Coins - Pack of 25

$14.00
Item No: DMC0008
Country of Origin: Pakistan / Afghanistan
Materials: Mixed Metals
Condition: Used
Qty in Stock: 16
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Pack of 25 vintage tribal coins, size extra large. Real Pakistani, Afghan, Persian or other Middle Eastern coins with soldered loops for sewing or stringing on cord.  All are about 1 to 1-1/8 inch inch in diameter.  Quick and easy to attach!  Great for decorating tribal costuming or other do-it-yourself projects when consistency is required.  Photo is representative, each pack contains a slightly different mix of coins. Coins are used all over the tribal world to decorate clothing and other personal items and to show wealth.  Add to belly dance bras, belts, vests and other costuming pieces or adorn headpieces, jewelry and other accessories.

In tribal life, vintage components and findings are often reused and repurposed to add adornment to new clothing, jewelry and accessory pieces. You can also find them adorning animals and objects that the owner wishes to keep safe from evil influences. As the item wears and eventually becomes unusable, the pieces that can be saved are repurposed to embellish a newer item. Think of them as the original recycling!

Coin Size:  Between 1 and 1-1/8 inch in diameter.  
Coins in Packet:  25
Materials:  Mixed Metals
Metal Color:  Various, can be dark, silvery, coppery or brassy and may have patina, rust or other discoloration.
Metal Finish:  Unpolished
Bales: Can be brassy or silvery and can be very thin or a bit wider.  All may be different. 
Photos are representative.  You will receive similar pieces to those shown in the photos on this page. 

Coin packets are heavy.  Some packet quantities may be too heavy to be shipped by first class mail.  If the first class option is not shown on your shipping options, your selected packet(s) is too heavy to be shipped via first class.

Please note that tribal coins can vary greatly in condition.  Coins will not necessarily match in design, condition, wear or coloration.  Coins are sorted for size and useability only and can vary greatly in design.  We cannot guarantee that they will match each other, or will all be in the same condition from pack to pack or within a pack.  Some coins will be loose and some may be strung on short pieces of cord.  (Coins on cord can easily be cut apart with scissors.  Do not pull coins off cord.  When coins are pull off tight cords you risk breaking the bale.)  These are old, tribally used coins and their condition will reflect their history.

For Customers Outside the US:
This item cannot be shipped to some countries outside the US.  Please email info@redcamel.net for information about shipping to your country.

A NOTE ON THE CONDITION OF TRIBAL ITEMS: Our tribal components are used pieces from from faraway lands. As used pieces they may be tarnished or otherwise 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. 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 and polishing might diminish.

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