"I think all the chapans I saw ( and there weren't many) were quite overpriced. Really, there are some lovely old pieces on ebay that would outshine anything I saw there. Just sayin'. What Uzbekistan is outstanding for is the current…"
"Thanks Lanajnaj and Patricia. I would love to travel to Uzbekistan some day. Two years ago we travelled in Russia (using public transport!) - all the way to the border with Kazakhstan. Now the plan is to take from there and to make our way to…"
"I too was in Uzbekistan several years ago. Some jewelry was available at the tourist bazaar in Bokhara but for very high prices. I was invited to look at a private collection but I declined, mainly because I felt the prices would be prohibitive to…"
"Ah yes. That's the one. Pretty, urban, sophisticated and it looks old. Perhaps it's Uzbek ... from the use of the turquoise and purple stones, and the pearls on the dangles... and then there's the granulation which I thought, at…"
"Thank you Lanajnaj. You have a lovely collection. And you can see I am having problems with 'left' and 'right' this morning. The asyk I particularly like is on the 'left' at the bottom. Pretty turquoise and violet…"