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Necklace from Guatemala #2784 SOLD

Antique Guatemalan Coins, Vintage Czech Trade Bead, & Pendant Chachal Necklace

Antique Guatemalan Coins, Vintage Czech Trade Bead, & Pendant Chachal Necklace from Guatemala

The word “Chachal” in Quiche language means necklace. These beautiful objects have a fascinating tale of history, culture, art, and economics that begins during the Pre Columbian period hundreds-thousands of years ago and continues to the present where they still worn by many Mayan populations.

Guatemalan necklaces use coins from Spain, as well as all of the Latin American countries that were once Hispanic colonies along with trade beads from bead centers in Venice, Bohemia/Czechoslovakia, England, & Spain.

* 1 Early 20th Century Sterling Silver Charm/Pendant

* 26 Antique Guatemalan 1 Real Nickel Coins ca. 1900-1912

* 1 Early 20th century Silver Bead

* 202 Assorted late 19th-early 20th century assorted trade beads from Bohemia/Czechoslovakia

*Handcrafted sterling silver closure

* Length 15″ & 18″

Price: $335.00 including shipping

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Antique Guatemalan Coins, Vintage Czech Trade Bead, & Pendant Chachal Necklace

Antique Guatemalan Coins, Vintage Czech Trade Bead, & Pendant Chachal Necklace

Antique Guatemalan Coins, Vintage Czech Trade Bead, & Pendant Chachal Necklace