Inventory no.: 3972

Yemen Silver Bracelet


Silver Bracelet

Yemen, probably Wadi Daw’an

early 20th century

inside diameter 6cm, exterior diameter: 7.8cm, weight: 66g

This bracelet of high-grade silver is hollow (but still heavy for its size) and is decorated on the exterior with a fish scale pattern. The edges are decorated with a fine border of twisted silver wire.

Ramson (2014, p. 163) illustrates a pair of hinged silver bracelets that have a similar scale-like decoration.

The example here is in fine, wearable condition. It has obvious patina and age.


Ransom, M., Silver Treasures from the Land of Sheba: Regional Yemeni Jewelry, AUC Press, 2014.


private collection, UK.

Inventory no.: 3972