Turkmen wedding dress
Nearly all wedding clothes of Turkmen women also fulfilled the role of charms. The bride's outfit consisted of various amulets designed to protect her from evil forces, helped her to stay healthy and wealthy. Silver beads and coins blanket the dress in a shimmering display of physical wealth and spiritual prosperity. Pieces of red jasper and hand blown glass have been delicately hand fastened to the stunning silver plates on the front and back to protect and bless the bride. The hand stitched inner lining is a true testament of Turkmen craftsmanship and skill. This dress is a truly unique centerpiece for any collection!