This necklace is very large - I would say at least 60cm long when hung up. Next to the silver beads there are some sort of natural beads - I assume some sort of Amber or similar. It is gorgeous!
With kind regards. Peter"
"I still think this is one of the earlier versions ( good one of type ) of newly made with old parts that the souk was starting to reproduce. There are several pieces of same ilk which look fake in a book of Coral that was done about Algerian…"
"This is lovely. How big is it? Are the stones on the amulet black coral as well? In Marjorie Ransom's book there is a charming photograph of a tiny old lady wearing an enormous necklace which reminds me of this one. It…"
"unusual and beautiful piece
the leather is tuareg, i can recognise 2 parts. one is the long leather in travel bags, the felling long one and the 2 nd could be from the same bag ( the top of it ) or a pillow
" The buckle does look Ottoman (Bulgarian maybe?) things get used around but then also the side silver looks to me like Yemeni but also as per Ransom's book could be those weird mixtures done for other cultures or with Ottoman influence . I…"
This is a nice piece indeed, even though a bit strange. As you have mentioned, there is something from almost everywhere. I would say that it could originate from Egypt. I have a silver set for a horse from Egypt with Ottoman influence.…"
Silver bracelet consisting of geometric multi-sided spikes, each side delicately chased. Chain applied around each rim of the bracelet. Closes with a screw with a floral granulation. The chasing reminds me of anklets from Yemen or Egypt. This is a…