BIG Gauge Tribal Earrings HEAVY Large Gauge Hoops Headdress Jewelry 7.5" Long 10G 2.5 mm (#8205)
Amazing, long, heavy, large gauge vintage tribal jewelry from the Gurjar/Gajar people of Afghanistan, Jalalabad region. These look like earrings but are actually hair adornment that hangs from braids or plaits. You could use them in a similar manner to create amazing headdress. However, if you have stretched lobes, then you're lucky enough to also wear these as earrings! a VERY LARGE gauge - 10 gauge or 2.5 mm, the actual width on these is 2.8mm. These are approximately 7.5 inches long. The paddle shape dangles make a quiet sound with movement. A few paddles are missing and some have bent edges or hairline cracks. The red settings appear to be replacements. Each piece weighs just over 3 ounces/85 grams. The hoops are about 2.5" wide. Stunning jewelry!
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