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Afghan Turkmen Snuff Container

Afghan Turkmen Snuff Container (nas kedi) Silver, hollowed gourd 19/20th century 18cm high Was worn on the belt by men For more items please visit my website www.m-beste.de EUNE

Earrings from Rajasthan, India

Pair of earrings from Rajasthan, India Silver, glass stones 6,2 grams, about 4cm high early 20th century For more items please visit my website www.m-beste.de EBRE

Thali Pendant from South India

Thali Pendant from Tamil Nadu, South India 19th century; gold, filled with lac to prevent denting, glass stone 3 grams, 1,3 x 2,4 cm Please visit my website www.m-beste.de for more information EUNE  

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Night Sky Inlay

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Sodra necklace ?

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Joost Daalder commented on Alaa eddine SAGID's photo
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Backside of the Omani box

"I liked this piece when you posted it on Facebook, Alaa, and still do. The difference is that now we know more about it than the info which you already supplied, which makes it even better! I fully support the notion of a Yemen/Oman combination: as…"
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Lynn Ardent commented on Mustafa J. Salem's photo
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DSC_0582 Old Libyan Cuff - side

"This cuff is a masterpiece.  Congratulations Mustafa!"
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Joost Daalder commented on Paul S.'s photo
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Where does it come from?

"I also think that this is "Chinese hilltribe", but most probably from the Miao in south west China rather than from the Golden Triangle. The Miao have made, and are making, many pieces in just this style. The items are attractive, but…"
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Joost Daalder commented on Lynn Ardent's photo
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Mauritanian Anklet

"Very interesting and worthwhile observations from all informants! I only very vaguely knew what this was, and feel I have learned an awful lot from the comments."
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ID please

"Great! Thanks very much, Sarah and Mustafa. That will be very helpful to my correspondent. I could certainly not identify the one in the foreground, and the one in the background did seem North African to me, but I did not think of Tunisia - which…"
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Ethnic Jewels Magazine

"Fascinating topic! Thanks for sharing..."
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Mustafa J. Salem commented on Joost Daalder's photo
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ID please

"The one the background I agree with Sarah it is a  'Libyan Cuff' locally called  '  suar mneffel' . I am not familiar with the one in front but it does look like an anklet as Sarah has indicated."
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Mauritanian Anklet

"I have seen heavy bracelets from Sudan with this style of Closure. Sx"
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SARAH CORBETT commented on Joost Daalder's photo
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ID please

"Libya  for the one in the background And am leaning towards Tunisia for the Deblij style anklet.. S x"
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ingrid Langerak commented on Anjali's photo
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"Dear Eva, it was me who wrote this piece of history and not @Anjali.  There is a Omo Valley from the Omo river.Like I wrote, Oromo is not an area, they are an ethnic group who lives all over Ethiopia, many are islam,others christians, other…"
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Peter Hoesli commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
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Torque - Swat Valley-Pakistan

"Dear Brooke; I will certainly do that. I have my collection not with me in Jordan but at my home. However, I will be travelling to Europe later this month and will provide you a photo of all the Swat Valley torque in shiny condition. With kind…"
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ID please

Hi all, - I have been asked by a bona fide poster and collector to identify these two pieces, but, although I could have a stab at it, I feel sufficiently uncertain to ask anyone who cares to do so to tell me what these are. I have seen similar…
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Eva Baby commented on Anjali's photo
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"Anjali, I have never been to Ethiopia.  I travelled a lot in Western Africa (Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso and a bit in Mauritania near the border to Mali and several times in Morocco and Tunisia), but not East Africa, so I am no expert about…"
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ingrid Langerak commented on Anjali's photo
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"Eva your trader bought it in Addis.  That is the place where brokers who go all over  the country in search for goods bring it to.  Often in consignment of the tourist shop owners."
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