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Profile IconKeith Kaczorowski and Grace Frazier joined ethnic jewels
12 minutes ago
ingrid Langerak commented on ingrid Langerak's photo
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IMG_0787 Antique pieces all from Ethiopia, Jimma. High silver content

"Not to worry, it will be waiting for you. Gr. Ingrid"
29 minutes ago
ingrid Langerak commented on ingrid Langerak's photo
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IMG_0775-1Ethiopian antique silver meditation stick covers.

"That is right Eva, you know also in the middle ages older people spend a lot of time around the walls of churches, It is also very much given in the play of 'Murder in the Cathedral" in Canterbury,Kent, England. I did ones the choreography…"
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Eva Baby commented on ingrid Langerak's photo
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IMG_0787 Antique pieces all from Ethiopia, Jimma. High silver content

"I still hope ........some day. Bought a lot of photographic Equipment lately, which is quite expensive!  And I Need also a Stative (photographic tripod)..... my poor finances........but will recover  .."
35 minutes ago
Eva Baby commented on ingrid Langerak's photo
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IMG_0808-1 Ethiopian antique ressin beads

"thanks again, yes they are gorgeous."
37 minutes ago
Eva Baby commented on ingrid Langerak's photo
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IMG_0798Antique silver Ethiopian,Jimma,Harrar/Tigrai jewellery

"Thank you Ingrid, for all your Information !   I do appreciate it very much"
38 minutes ago
Eva Baby commented on ingrid Langerak's photo
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IMG_0775-1Ethiopian antique silver meditation stick covers.

"Thanks Ingrid, I had to smile a lot about the "bit of gossiping"........  it reminds me of some churches here ."
44 minutes ago
ingrid Langerak commented on ingrid Langerak's photo
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IMG_0801-1 Tibettian neckalce and bracelet, my favorit jewellery.

"Dear Eva, they look very elegant when on and I d get quite some compliments on them. I love the back as well, like you said. Gr. Ingrid."
1 hour ago
ingrid Langerak commented on ingrid Langerak's photo
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IMG_0808-1 Ethiopian antique ressin beads

"Eva girl, like you and Lynn are saying whatever they may be I love them and they were worn with the protective element in mind like the real amber protection, against evil things and for the air passages, long problems and bad colds. Ingrid."
1 hour ago
ingrid Langerak commented on ingrid Langerak's photo
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IMG_0798Antique silver Ethiopian,Jimma,Harrar/Tigrai jewellery

"Dear Eva, it has also my admiration, if you see the work in real, fantastic. This style of carrying  items is not Ethiopian, the would be worn all on a separate string.  I took this idea from a Chillian lady who wore  he traditioanl…"
1 hour ago
ingrid Langerak commented on ingrid Langerak's photo
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IMG_0797 A set of Jimma anklets.

"Thank you Eva, I wear these as a necklace, interlinked with each other with the closures on the side."
1 hour ago
ingrid Langerak commented on ingrid Langerak's photo
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IMG_0788Ethiopian prayer beads and fertility beads.

"Eva dear, These pictures I have made to show how I wear them often in sets like these.  This set is so comfortable, not to heavy but still have to volume to show.  Sometimes I wrap the long one twice and they blend in together, also…"
1 hour ago
ingrid Langerak commented on ingrid Langerak's photo
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IMG_0787 Antique pieces all from Ethiopia, Jimma. High silver content

"It is a bit heavy Eva in this length and than two around the neck, originally they wear them as many as 5 strings but they wear them across the shoulder like a bandolier. For modern comfort one is better. I know you love those beads, maybe one day.!…"
1 hour ago
ingrid Langerak commented on ingrid Langerak's photo
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ingrid Langerak commented on ingrid Langerak's photo
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IMG_0782Two Ethiopian silver priester hand crosses

"Yes Eva, the David's Harp. Thank you for your warm appreciation of all the items. Gr. Ingrid."
1 hour ago
ingrid Langerak commented on ingrid Langerak's photo
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Ethiopia, silver Priesters hand crosses , Lalibella design.

"Eva, thank you,  a lot of skill and care has gone into them, the old ones do have most of the time a bible script edged into them.  And sometimes the name of the priests.  You know hand crosses are very intensively used.  The…"
1 hour ago
ingrid Langerak commented on ingrid Langerak's photo
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IMG_0775-1Ethiopian antique silver meditation stick covers.

"Thank you Eva,  They are well used and saved because especially when people get older they do spend a lot of time at the church every day for meditation and also in the church yard for socializing and of course, a bit of gossiping. Gr. Ingrid"
1 hour ago
Eva Baby commented on ingrid Langerak's photo
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"Just have been reading your info about them under the other Picture. Very very nice indeed!"
1 hour ago
Eva Baby commented on ingrid Langerak's photo
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IMG_0775-1Ethiopian antique silver meditation stick covers.

"beautiful pieces, thanks for the Information about them. It makes it so much different to know more how they are used."
1 hour ago
Eva Baby commented on ingrid Langerak's photo
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Ethiopia, silver Priesters hand crosses , Lalibella design.

"wonderful, I share the opinions of Betty and Lynn."
1 hour ago

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