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Origin please?

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Omani Alakam

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Help find info on this African piece

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Yemeni Lazem with Carnelians

A beautiful lazem necklace with carnelians, from Yemen. With four wonderful silver-wrapped carnelians, many little hands and bells, and a single hirz. Most of this necklace is nickel silver, with some pendant elements that are medium and high silver…
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Hinged (child) bracelet from Madya Pradesh, India (front)

"Dear Peter, I am delighted to hear from you the “rattle” sound is on purpose and not due to an accidently included artefact. I have the impression to hear different sounds, multiple (beads / seeds?) being included. Thanks for your…"
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Armlet - Saudi Arabia

"A great piece, both in overall design and decoration. Wonderful to get - and very rare."
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Hinged (child) bracelet from Madya Pradesh, India (front)

"Dear Willy; What a nice bracelet! It is very rare to find children jewelry. Due to the child's activities, the jewelry is usually being quickly damaged. Also, in many cases, the children jewelry is melted to manufacture jewelry for the wedding.…"
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Pendant - Saudi Arabia

"Well done, Peter! Very beautiful and unusual. The decoration remind me of a certain type of Saudi bracelets ... "
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Anklet - Saudi Arabia

"These are gorgeous, Peter, and so beautifully worn. Congratulations!"
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Armlet - Saudi Arabia

"Dear Hillary and Lynn; Many thanks for your messages - much appreciated. The seller has one of these armlets left - I might as well buy it as well during my next visit to Riyadh, even though I did not find it in a as good shape as the others. Having…"
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Armlet - Saudi Arabia

"Congratulations Peter, this is an iconic armlet, of a type I have only seen in books and never for sale.  Wonderful!!"
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Ethnic Embellishments commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
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Buckle - Plovdiv-Bulgaria

"I've only just seen this ... As Lynn says, it is an extraordinary buckle, and I too like it very much, and in just the same way as she does."
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Three beautiful sisters...

"Thank you Thelma and Alaa for this fantastic information and food for thought. I have indeed also wondered about the "Yemen connection" ... the Hadrami are indeed a fascinating people and teach ones more that there was "globalization…"
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Woman's small belt buckles. Bursa / Turkey. Late-Ottoman, 1850-1900.

Small 'toka' (woman's belt buckles). From NW Anatolia (possibly Bursa), late-Ottoman, 1850-1900. Silver plated copper; embossed decor in 19th century 'Turkish Baroque'-style. 16½ cm wide; diameters: 78 mm. (Inv.n° müç199 - Kavak Costume Collection -…
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