"Dear Mohamad: this is a very nice set and to have the top pieces in silver only is correct. I have posted some of these as well. I understand from reading and also many hours discussions with silver dealers in Oman, that gold was applied only later…"
"Thank you anyway for posting them! I will look for pictures of ladies wearing old costumes in order to discover such items (on old photos). But they are surely only to be seen in real by insiders (in certain families in central Switzerland or in…"
"Dear Mohamad: during the past years, I have travelled 3 times to Oman and I have purchased from one of the silver shops in the Muttreh Souk also when at home in Jordan. However, every time the Jewellery became more and more expensive. At one stage…"
"I would imagine that all of these items have special hidden meaning. I think there are specialty books on these but I rarely buy or see Swiss items so I have never invested in the costume books for my library. I have these published in some…"
"very nice, very interesting, I think this was worn with the ancient costumes ("Trachten"), I confirm that if I wanted to buy one here in Switzerland, I probably would have problems to find it, even a modern one......."
Just come back from oman
Everytime i go i find good pieces are disapearing from the market.
I believe in three or four years we wont be able to find any piece.
Oman and yemen has nice old silver items.
I love your collection as well, you…"
"This is really surprising, I have never seen this close! The middle part looks like a passion flower, which has not been generally known in Switzerland (imported flower). even today very rare, I really wonder how it comes to a…"