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Pair of C-shaped silver bracelets (hajula or hagula) made from a rod of silver that is curved into an incomplete circle and flattened on the sides with two slightly pointed nodes on each end. The bracelets are decorated with three flowers of granulated silver and lightly incised hatched lines and stamped dots.
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Diameter: 7 centimetres (average widest part)
Height: 1 centimetres (average)
Weight: 40 grammes (46a)
Weight: 39 grammes (46b)
- Curator's comments
- For similar examples see: Miranda Morris and Pauline Shelton, 'Oman Adorned: A Portrait in Silver' (Muscat, 1997); Neil Richardson and Marcia Dorr, 'The Craft Heritage of Oman' (Dubai, 2003); Ruth Hawley, 'Silver: The Traditional Art of Oman' (London, 2000); and Jehan S. Rajab, 'Silver Jewellery of Oman' (Kuwait, 1997).
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- This object is part of a collection of mid-20th-century silver items (2012,6010.1 ff.) acquired in Oman between 1984-1995. This collection was acquired in southern Oman in the markets of Salalah, Dhofar.
- Middle East
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