At the Bead Society of Great Britain we learned about this just too late to organise an event ourselves but hope participants here who can will find out more and maybe attend their workshops coming up in UK? (tried to attach the press release but it might not open.) You can find additional info at http://www.oloipmaasai.org/index.htm Subject: Maasai Warriors bring their beads to the UK..................... From Robin Brooke,( forwarded by…See More
"I think it is probably new, I actually noticed quite a few painted doors and window doors in Morocco, particularly in Taroudaunt when I was there last time. I am always very attracted to the fibula motifs on the doors, really can't resist them."
some examples of very rare antique carved/decorated palm nuts in my own collection.
They are the hollow shells from an exotic tropical palm- "Acrocomia Aculeata"-distantly related to coconut, and the designs…"
"These are fantastic, Ait. I can't wait to see what other treasures you have in store. Did your Silk Road journey go through that old frontier post of Peshawar, by any chance? I remember that Tribal Heritage invited you to tea :))"