|This large, heavy Carnelian stone is framed by lovely scroll work.|
The jewelry is kept within a family for generations, then bartered. Fretwork usually decorates the borders of large jewelry pieces, usually centerd with Carnelian or blue and red Agate.
Turkomans are generally in the land known today as Afghanistan, though they are a nomadic people, who know no borders.
The Turkomans keep part of their wealth in the form of silver jewellery, which was an important part of the dowry of women.