Jews of Yemen followed local Bedouin tradition and a family would always require two dowries for their daughter! The first dowry would be the normally agreed monetary or livestock etc...
And would be contracted for! But wealthier families required additionally that on her wedding day, their daughter be covered in jewels and precious metals and jewelry!
No better example than this beautiful belt that would have covered the entirety of the bride's head and shows parts of her face only or would have covered her waist entiterly! This item is museum quality with a great agate stone in the medal (indicating that more possibly it was worn as a head dress) with that agate stone (with cryptic symbols and words) be just at the top of the head of the bride adoring her face. This item exceeds (100grams) and shows beautiful skill! Measures more than 60cm (30inch). AUTHENTICITY AND CONDITION GUARANTEED 100%.
The item "ANTIQUE 17th-18thc Jewish Yemenite SILVER BRIDE BELT OR HEAD COVER Rare Rare WOW" is in sale since Thursday, September 9, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Judaism\Other Judaism Collectibles". The seller is "bedouinsouq" and is located in Amman. This item can be shipped worldwide.