Mirayyah Um-Hilal (Half-Moon Shaped) Necklace


National Museum of Qatar

National Museum of Qatar
Doha, Qatar

Mirayyah um-hilal (half-moon shaped) is a very common symbol in Islam, as well as, Qatari jewellery. This necklace would have been worn by both young and older women in 1930s and is still worn today.


  • Title: Mirayyah Um-Hilal (Half-Moon Shaped) Necklace
  • Creator: Unkown
  • Date Created: 1930
  • Rights: National Museum of Qatar
  • Medium: Gold Alloy Gemstone

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