An exceptionally good quality Turkish prisoner of war glass beadwork amulet necklace dating from the first world war 1914-1919. These pieces were made by Turkish prisoners of war, captured at Gallipoli and often imprisoned in Egypt by the British forces. The prisoners used their time to make various items using small coloured glass beads and probably used these to trade with soldiers for tobacco and other commodities. This particular necklace is is made from white and blue glass beads with an amulet shaped pendent end with amber, red and turquoise mixed into the design.
In very good condition.
Origin : Turkey
Manufacture Date : 1916
Materials : Glass
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