Choker necklace made of silver alloy with a straight neckband decorated with beaded wire, applied diamond-shaped motifs and inlaid with red and blue glass beads. Several long pendants with silver alloy beads and bells are suspended from the neckband. The oblong beads are decorated with twisted wire. The choker closes from the back with a silver alloy hook.
- Found/Acquired: Jordan
- (Asia,Middle East,Levant,Jordan)
- Diameter: 13 centimetres
- Height: 14 centimetres (incl. pendants)
- Weight: 225 grammes
Part of a collection of Middle Eastern jewellery collected by Ann Searight in Jordan between 1979 and 1983.
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Object reference number: RRM44319
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