Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

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Night Sky Inlay

Just wanted to share some new Native American jewelry that I think is particularly beautiful and high end. It is called night sky inlay and…

Started by Patricia DeanyLatest Reply

Protecting Our Global Heritage: Don't Buy Antiquities

When I was in Tunis, I was offered antiquities for sale on a number of occasions.  As a heritage specialist, I know what treasure hunters d…

Started by Edith DLatest Reply

Scent beads

This is from an ebay auction-- an over priced necklace advertised as North African with amber and petrified wood beads. I don't know about…

Started by Patricia DeanyLatest Reply

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Who can contact Linda Pastorino?I met her on this site.A year ago (May 21, 2016) she bought from me items for a total of $ 7,990(An antique…

Started by Rai Ismail

0 May 29

Any help identifying this please

HI, Just picked this up off eBay as it looked rather old and tribal(ish) I know it's in a poor state (Couple of splits) but am not concern…

Started by Mark Wyndham-Jones

2 May 1
Reply by Cordelia Donohoe

Sri Lankan Pin mistaken for Spanish or Portugese rose cut stones FB discussion

Happy to share my new find ,need a repair though :).. Antique Spanish or Portuguese gilt silver pin with rose cut stones (they did not test…

Started by Cordelia Donohoe

2 Mar 29
Reply by Cordelia Donohoe

Tunisian cone pendant with dangles

A lovely smooth and tactile cone pendant from Tunisia. Would this have been worn as one pendant or as a pair. Does anyone know how it would…

Started by Cordelia Donohoe

2 Mar 13
Reply by Cordelia Donohoe

antique Moroccan khamsa with dagger added later date 1870

Started by Cordelia Donohoe

0 Mar 1

Tibetan Necklace

Over the years I have collected many silver jewelry and carvings that I thought were interesting. This necklace is one of them . I showed t…

Started by varouj babakhani

2 Jan 26
Reply by varouj babakhani

Need help dating and identification ... Thx

I recently acquired this necklace. It's silver, and the back of the necklace is gilded.I tink it's a necklace from India - Rajastha…

Started by Sylvie Le Bars

2 Jan 16
Reply by Sylvie Le Bars

Hi everybody!how can i use this?i never can pin it stably on my cape

Started by Son of Hmong

7 Jan 8
Reply by Thelma

Does anyone know where it`s from? Thank you.

Started by Linda Zeelenberg

0 Nov 27, 2016

Scented paste beads

I have found a series of 3 Tunisian Youtube videos regarding scented paste beads which I haven't come across before - I wonder if anyone ca…

Started by Charlotte Dakin-Norris

0 Sep 22, 2016





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Any help identifying this please

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