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mustafa J. Salem commented on mustafa J. Salem's photo
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"This piece was crafted in Tripoli. It has Tripoli mark on it. From the type of the mark it was made sometime in the fifties-sixties of the last Century."
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mustafa J. Salem commented on mustafa J. Salem's photo
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"Made in Tripoli,  sometime in the fifties- sixties of 20th. Century"
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Betty commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
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Identification Please

"Interesting Alaa & Lynn! I should have looked more closely... but it reminded me of the Iranian pieces with lots and large stones (perfume bottle pendants and the like) which were quite fashionable for a while...but of course there was lots of…"
6 hours ago
Alaa eddine SAGID commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
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"@Betty, the bracelet quoted as Iranian actually bears egyptian hallmarks! It belongs to the same family as that of Lynn's pieces. Some kind of early revival? Quite theaterish, opera costume jewelry in some aspects, possibly as early as the…"
8 hours ago
Lynn Ardent commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
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"Great find Betty.  I am not good with marks but I think the hallmarks on the bracelet may be Egyptian.  Looks like Alexandria and 1935/36? "
8 hours ago
Betty commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
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Betty commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
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"I agree with Lynn, Peter, though I just came across a cuff that instantly reminded me of your diadem. It's supposed to be from Iran, but I am not sure if the necklace below is Egyptian... If it's Iranian that would bring it into the…"
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ingrid Langerak commented on Marie-Ange's photo
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"Marie- Antiate can you please tell me if the prayer (amulet box) is a flat one or is it rounded?  Because I have noticed that Islam prayer boxes are flat compaired to christian prayer boxes. Very curious, Gr. Ingrid."
8 hours ago
ait ouakli commented on ait ouakli's photo
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Iran / Afghan necklace. old silber coins some 1882

"thank you Marie, yes a very nice lady have it "
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ait ouakli commented on mustafa J. Salem's photo
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"yes very beautiful, i see tripoli ans aures work, wich is dominant or the origine ?? wait for answer . very interesting piece "
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ait ouakli commented on mustafa J. Salem's photo
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"fantastic workmanship. difficult to find out the origine place where made exactly. any idea  ?? "
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Marie-Ange commented on Marie-Ange's photo
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"Thanks Alaa for your help, they belong in an Uzbekistan silver container."
9 hours ago
Marie-Ange commented on ait ouakli's photo
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Iran / Afghan necklace. old silber coins some 1882

"Wow it is a gorgeous necklace very appealing and am sure would look great on a lovely lady!!"
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Peter Hoesli commented on mustafa J. Salem's photo
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"A stately piece indeed - beautiful! Regards. Peter"
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ingrid Langerak commented on mustafa J. Salem's photo
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"Beautiful cuff, looks like very good silver, stunning workmanship.  in short a treasure  Mustafa. Nice of you to share this warm beauty.. Where is it from? I am really fascinated by the work."
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Alaa eddine SAGID commented on mustafa J. Salem's photo
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"Very nice "dablij mfakran"!"
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berberia commented on berberia's photo
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Khamsa necklace

"Thanks a lot Thelma. I am glad you like it!."
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Alaa eddine SAGID commented on Marie-Ange's photo
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"It seems to be either Urdu or Persian, both languagesused in religious matters in and around the iranian plateau, central asia and the indian subcontinent. The script is what we call 'nastaliq" still used in Pakistan and Iran. These two…"
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