Seller: stan_design (6) 0%, Location: Wroclaw, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 251786676970 Material: silver, Details: Antique Yemen silver bridal dowry belt. This piece comes from Yemen and where handmade by Jewish silversmiths, probably in the workshops at Sana'a, the capital. This type of belt and buckle shows deep Ottoman influences. It has two chains one at the bottom and one at the top, through which plates and spacers are threaded and can slide freely. The links are still in perfect working order, as are the buckle and fastener. The buckle is made of cast pieces each side with three circle and decorated with red bezeled bead in centre. The front of the belt is further decorated with domed pendants with bells and dangles. The belt is fastened through two hooks that fit into the buckle. weighs approximately 455 grams (16,05 oz) Measurements: total length - 74.5 cm (29.33 in) width - 4,8 cm (1,89 in) buckle width, not including bell dangle - 6,5 cm (2,56 in) buckle length when closed - 11,7 cm (4,6 in) don't hesitate ask any question before bidding tel +48 888118801 *delivery cost depends on the location, ask before bidding. *Item will remain for sale until payment is received.