• Pakistani Mother of Pearl

Pakistani Mother of Pearl

Rare antique "Tany" - luminous, incised mother-of-pearl shell buttons, once used to embellish traditional clothing in the high mountain valleys of Gilgit and Swat in N.W. Pakistan - now considered as National Treasures" - a stacked trio with the gentle patina of age, strung with much prayed-upon oval and rounded Afghani rosary beads. (18")