Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

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beads from Guinea-Bissau

Posted by Patty C. Rice on March 2, 2018 at 21:30 2 Comments

New Books on Tunisian Jewelry

Posted by Edith D on October 6, 2017 at 4:08 16 Comments

Berber facial tattoos

Posted by Cordelia Donohoe on August 8, 2017 at 11:49 1 Comment

In Memory of C'est Magnifique

Posted by Edith D on May 18, 2017 at 7:00 3 Comments

Bracelets, Dagestan

Posted by Rai Ismail on April 15, 2017 at 16:00 0 Comments

Silver in ethnic jewellery

Posted by Thelma on April 3, 2017 at 13:30 9 Comments

Natural vs Synthetic

Posted by IDenteco on March 11, 2017 at 13:32 0 Comments

Armenians and Valentine's day

Posted by IDenteco on February 12, 2017 at 20:32 2 Comments

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Join this informal and friendly forum to learn about, show and discuss traditional and vintage ethnic jewels and textiles - age, provenance, region. Do ask any questions you have by uploading a photo or a discussion. We have a massive searchable data base of over 20,000 images in the gallery to support your research. If you add your own photos to the site, please tag them so that others can use them for research too.

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Carly Gumina posted photos
Tuesday
Profile IconCaroline Heroux and Alicia Thomson joined Ethnic Jewels
Tuesday
Profile IconAdalene Elise, Mary Hobbs, Dara P and 4 more joined Ethnic Jewels
May 11
Edith D commented on Edith D's photo
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Filigree Hadida from Djerba

"So sorry to know that you have lost one...unfortunately I am not in the position to sell anything.  I recommend looking at etsy and ebay sites...occasionally I see similar ones for sale.  Best of luck!  :)"
May 8
Robin Brigaerts is now a member of Ethnic Jewels
May 5
victoria Evans commented on Edith D's photo
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Filigree Hadida from Djerba

"CAN YOU PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF THIS BRACELET IS FOR SALE OR IF YOU KNOW OF ANYTHING SIMILAR,I HAVE JUST LOST MINE WHICH WAS IDENTICAL!!SO SAD THANKS A LOT  VICTORIA"
May 5
BARBARA COLLINS posted a status
"Hi, I sent three photos of my Bedouin Saudi jewelry, Did you get them? Barb"
Apr 29
Anne Marie Eleveld commented on Anne Marie Eleveld's photo
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Yemen Lazem necklace

"Yes, that’s it. Where could it have been from!"
Apr 29
Anne Marie Eleveld posted a status
"Thanks, Cordelia. Yes, I would like to know where it could have been from!"
Apr 29
Cordelia Donohoe commented on Anne Marie Eleveld's photo
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Yemen Lazem necklace

"Im not sure exactly what you would like to know, can you give me a particular question, Anne Marie? Is it that you are not sure if it comes from Yemen?"
Apr 28
Cordelia Donohoe commented on Anne Marie Eleveld's photo
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Yemen Lazem necklace

"Hi this is splendid. It doesnt look like silver but metal. I will ask Peter Hoesli to comment as he is an expert on these."
Apr 28
Profile IconKathleen Paranteau and BARBARA COLLINS joined Ethnic Jewels
Apr 28
Anne Marie Eleveld posted photos
Apr 28
Nisreen commented on Nisreen's album
Apr 27
Nisreen commented on Nisreen's album
Apr 27
Nisreen commented on Nisreen's album
Apr 27
Nisreen commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
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Bracelets - Saudi Arabia/Yemen

"Dear Peter I have similar piece i bay it from omdurman market in sudan."
Apr 27
Profile IconRuth Firon, Nicole Honzak and christine boston joined Ethnic Jewels
Apr 25
Cordelia Donohoe commented on Linda Pastorino's photo
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Chin ear plugs front

"I'll ask him"
Apr 24
Profile Iconcid, Serene Wright and Fiona Hylands joined Ethnic Jewels
Apr 23

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