Vintage Afghan Thick Velvet Choker
Imported black velvet with vintage metal pendant adorned with a carnelian stone
Velvet measures 1.5 inches thick
Metal pendant measures 7 inches long
Lobster claw ending with 2-inch extender
Handmade and imported from Afghanistan
"Jewelry was a significant part of the Afghani culture and was seen as a significant financial investment for families to purchase. Jewelry makers would use all types of metal depending on what the family was able to afford. All pieces were handcrafted and used to adorn woman to show status."
*Each pendant is handmade and will vary slightly in stone color. Some stones are red.