4)Cuff ( Bilezik) Highest quality silver w have gold gilt central panel with five” fire “ carnelian having decorative engraved detail on the top and botton edge. Yomud from Chorezm circa 1900-20
Measurement: 1 3/4 “ H overall width 2 3/4” W. Opening : 1 1/4”
Description: Rare style of Yomud cuff with single row of high quality gem carnelian called “fire carnelian’ by the Turkoman. Having engraved stylized designs on the top and bottom of the cuff, indicating a more technically skilled jewelry technique.
Published examples: Page 248 -249, plate 219 Jewelry of the Turkoman. Dieter and Reinhold Scheletzer.
Also : See page 123 for same type The Splendor of Ethnic Jewelry from the collection of Colette and Jean Pierre Ghysels, text by France Borel