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Old tunisian cuff

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Tibetan Necklace

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South East Asian Carving

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Thelma commented on Raisa Ismailova's blog post wedding dress
"Wow, this is amazing, Raisa. So many different pieces of jewellery sewn onto the dress. Is this her dowry?"
16 hours ago
Thelma commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
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Bracelets - Yemen/Saudi Arabia

"Gorgeous bracelets, Peter. I love the one with the seven 'fingers'. And a splendid beaded head cover. Congratulations on finding these pieces. I think you must have visited the souk again!"
21 hours ago
Thelma commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
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Labbeh - Yemen/Saudi Arabia

"Dear Peter, This is different from other labbehs I have seen. A good catch. You are so lucky that you can find so many of these excellent pieces in situ."
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Mustafa J. Salem commented on Sharleen's photo
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Mustafa J. Salem commented on Sharleen's photo
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Old silver coral cuff, can anyone ID please?

"Dear Sharleen: As Chantal has said may be the Arabic script is done as part of an artistic craft of the piece but not necessary to be read easily. However I can read some of the letters and do not understand one letter. The first part says Bani or…"
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Sharleen commented on Sharleen's photo
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Old silver coral cuff, can anyone ID please?

"Mustafa, thank you again for allowing me this insight! It has been fascinating and you are a wealth of knowledge. Much appreciated, Sharleen"
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Chantal commented on Sharleen's photo
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Old silver coral cuff, can anyone ID please?

"Very interesting. Thanks Mustafa."
Wednesday
Chantal commented on Sharleen's photo
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Old silver coral cuff, can anyone ID please?

"Sharleen , Mustapha may be able to tell us whether there is any meaning to the letters but bear in mind that there are often ornamental "looking like an  Arabic script" but without any particular meaning."
Tuesday
Sharleen commented on Sharleen's photo
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Old silver coral cuff, can anyone ID please?

"Dear Mustafa, thank you so much for sharing your knowledge with me. The cuff has a rectangular panel inside marked with 800 and also what I guess would be a makers initials. Frustratingly, this is partially worn and all I can read is something,…"
Tuesday
Raisa Ismailova posted a blog post

wedding dress

 with silver jewelery, Dagestan, Laks 19th centurySee More
Tuesday
Mustafa J. Salem commented on Sharleen's photo
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Old silver coral cuff, can anyone ID please?

"If this is a product of the Italian school  crafts which was in Libya during the Italian time in Libya ' as Chantal has guessed' , then this would be  a  VERY  rare item indeed."
Tuesday
Mustafa J. Salem commented on Sharleen's photo
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Old silver coral cuff, can anyone ID please?

"This is a  beautiful and well crafted  cuff. From my little knowledge about the Libyan traditional silver, I do not think this is Libyan. Not from style point of view and also the the fact that most Libyan silver  'cuffs' is…"
Tuesday
Marcello Ranzani commented on SARAH CORBETT's photo
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Feb 19
Marcello Ranzani commented on ait ouakli's photo
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louha ring

"gorgeus"
Feb 19
Wellens Willy commented on Betty's photo
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Mystery pendant detail

"Hi Betty, I am not quite sure but have a look ebay http://www.ebay.com/itm/Chamba-Iron-Currency-Nigeria-African-Art-/332115224926 , a lookalike Chamba currency. greetings"
Feb 19
Edith D commented on Edith D's photo
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Javanese Ear Ornament

"Thanks for your comments Alaa eddine, it would make sense that it was once accompanied by a crown. I was fortunate enough to be able to hold and closely examine this ornament, and I did not see any evidence of previous attachments. However, the lady…"
Feb 18
Sarah Emme commented on Sarah Emme's photo
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"Alaa Eddine, I did not see the exibition, I bought the book online on the IMA shop"
Feb 17
Sarah Emme commented on Sarah Emme's photo
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Photo uploaded on February 2, 2017

"The catalogue is very nice for those who, like me, didn't see the exibition and are starting studying about jewels. beautiful pictures, really!"
Feb 17

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