Yemeni Jewish Ring.

Old yemeni ring.

Old Yemeni Ring.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Old Jewish ring from North Yemen sourced in Sanaa, Yemen.

The bead on the top is made with the filigree technique, exclusively done by the Yemeni Jewish community in the past.
This ring shows two diamond shape on the sides, done with the exquisite Bedihi granulation work, handmade in high grade silver. The silver used in old Yemeni jewels comes from melting Maria Theresia Thaler, the old coin used widely on the Levante Trade.

This piece was part of the dowry, as the groom used to offer the bride a necklace with 14 silver rings, for protection against bad spirits. The dangling beads on this ring are placed to make sounds that they believed keeps the evil away.

Rare piece to add to your collection of ethnic jewels.

Size 6 US.
16,5 mm.
Weight 5 grms,

SOLD .

If you are interested in this piece please contact us at  v.wainstein@gmail.com