You are looking at a wonderful selection of antique signed Yemenite silver globes that's getting harder and harder to find and more expensive to buy every year. They are of an exceptionally high quality, decorated with distinguished oat seed elements, resembling fertility and prosperity in Yemeni culture, beautifully worn through countless years, gaining a rich soft patina.
They are signed by the maker "Yusuf finhas” (high lighted in circles below), a member of the indigenous Yemeni Jewish community that immigrated to Palestine early in the past century marking the end of this discontinued art.
It's lavishly configured with multiple strands of precious antique genuine red coral of natural substance and color, incorporating scarce and intricate mulberry and plain silver beads. Featuring 4 large coral beads which are very close to gold in value, 24 k!
Total weight: 113 grams
Length less end chains: 17 inches
Number of beads: 6
Height and width of largest globe: 1.65 inches