"Dear Thelma, I have never seen them worn in the years I lived in Ethiopia, 1965-1995. I did see the tradition of collecting the bride with a horse in the country side, but not with that splendor. More with the decorated horses in…"
"Hi Thelma, They are very rare to see these in gold, I have ever seen one set by a previous generation, the mother of my friend, but she as well as me had them copied by a jeweler in Addis Ababa. My late mother in law had seen it once in the…"
"Dear Alaa Edinne Segid thank you for your observation. Did you see the post I just placed living up to my promise to you to find more of the etging work as performed on the anklets of the bridal set of the Highlanders of…"
"Thank you Eva, Sometimes the upper part and the above parts get separated and start living their own lives. Which is great as well, because both parts are according to the church designs. But this is to show how they were original meant to be. Gr.…"
"Dear Betty ad Charlotte, Here some not so very common telsums with the eye protection symbols, the two outer boxes are antiques the rest is old 1930 about. Here I can see what Charlotte think could be done, like on the 5 middle pcs. it…"
"Hi Alaa Segid Edinne, Here my promise to find more object which are engraved in the pattern of the anklets and horse halter of the bidal jewelry of the nobility of the highlanders of EThiopia. The little prayers box comes close to the pattern…"