Antique Frida Kahlo, Spanish Colonial Silver Cross, Guatemalan Coins, Vintage Trade Bead Chachal
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 Antique Silver Cross (early 20th century)
*12 Antique 1 Real Nickel Coins (early 20th century)
*10 Antique 1/4 Real Nickel Coins (early 20th century)
*2 Antique 1/2 Real Nickel Coins (early 20th century)
*98 Azabache/Jet Black Beads (late 19th-early 20th century)
*82 Antique Czech/Bohemia Glass trade beads (late 19th-early 20th century)
*1 Vintage Frida Kahlo Silver .925 Pendant
*Handcrafted sterling silver closure
*Legnths: 24″ & 18″
**Learn about the fascinating history of the Guatemalan Chachal.
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