Vintage Balochi Tribal Headpiece - Headwear for Tribal Belly Dance Costuming - Baloch Waziri Kuchi Tribal

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Item No: JHK0056
Country of Origin: Afghanistan / Pakistan
Materials: Mixed Metals, Glass Beads and Jewels, Fabric
Condition: Used / Excellent
Qty in Stock: 1


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Vintage tribal headpiece from the Balochi people. Made in a design typical for the Pakistani tribes. Linked metal headpiece is attached to a new fabric base, with a circular band running around the head like a headband, and another running front to back across the top of the head.  It fits a bit like a cap.  Entire piece measures about 22 inches around.  Front of band is about 2.25 inches wide.  Glass jewels in traditional red and green colors. The qulity of this piece is amazing and it is in excellent condition.  

The Baloch or Baluch are semi-nomadic Iranian people who live mainly in the Balochistan region, located at the southeasternmost edge of the Iranian plateau, encompassing the countries of Pakistan, Iran, and Afghanistan.  Balochi women wear an assortment of nose-rings, earrings, rings on fingers and toes, necklaces, bracelets, and ornaments in the hair. Jewelry is typically made from gold, silver, or less desireable metals, depending on one's means.

Headpiece Length (side to side):  About 12.75 Inches from end to end, not including fabric bands
Fabric Band Circumference (around the head): About 22 Inches
Linked Metal Band Width (top to bottom):  About 2.25 Inches
Materials:  Mixed Metals, Glass Jewels, Fabric Base
Metal Color:  Silvery
Metal Finish:  Unpolished
Excellent quality and condition.

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 diminish.

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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