Several traditional ‘gerdanlık’ (chooker/tight-fitting necklaces). From the Pomak villages near Biga (Çanakkale province), ca. 1925-1950. Part of women’s festive costumes. Bead-work made of small coloured glass beads; with late-Ottoman & early-Republican coins. (Source: Tekin Uludoğan, Balıkesir).
Two ‘gerdanlık’ (necklace, to be worn close to the neck). Part of the traditional festive woman’s costume from Nebiköy km NE of Tokat city). Beadwork, century, bought from the village in (Kavak Folklor Ekibi & Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).
‘Gerdanlık’. Beadwork necklace, for women. Mid-20th century. From Türkmen villages in the Dinar district (Afyon province), e.g. Çölovası köyü. Glass and plastic pearls, metallic sequins. (Kavak Folklor Ekibi & Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).