Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

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Origin please?

Started by Linda Zeelenberg

2 Jun 8, 2016
Reply by Alaa eddine SAGID

Omani Alakam

Omani Silver  jewellery has  many different designs. Today we are discussing the Omani Alakam where to wear it around the woman's face from…

Started by Sumaiya

2 May 10, 2016
Reply by Sumaiya

Help find info on this African piece

I have been looking for info on this African piece.  The photos will best describe it but i've been told it has elephant hair inside it.  T…

Started by Kenny Ray Cavazos

2 May 9, 2016
Reply by Kenny Ray Cavazos

Berber necklace, Draa valley

Hi, As a new member of the forum I just wanted to share from my collection one of my favourite, a Berber necklace of the Draa Valley: amber…

Started by Wellens Willy

1 Apr 12, 2016
Reply by Zambezi

Filigree Ottoman Turkish Silver Belt. Any Additional Information ?

Hi there.  I'm new to this site so I hope doing this correctly.  I have this belt that i'm trying to figure out.  From the stamp it appears…

Started by lowblow2004

3 Mar 23, 2016
Reply by Jean-Marie Criel

Two pendants: wood, silber, and ?

Dear friends, Let me show you this new find at a flea market in Berlin. It's two pendants. In my opinion, they are made of c…

Started by Irina

0 Feb 11, 2016

Please I need help to identify this ring ... thank you ;-)

Hello; I have recently bought this ring in a auction room. I have tried to find any information about this kind of ring in in the book "…

Started by Sylvie Le Bars

10 Feb 9, 2016
Reply by Zambezi

Moroccan Berber Faux Copal Amber Beads Ethnic Necklace?

Can anyone help in deciphering the beads on this necklace. How can I tell if they are in fact Copal Amber? Possibly Moroccan in origin? Muc…

Started by Erica Connors

1 Jan 31, 2016
Reply by Alaa eddine SAGID

"Beauty and belief: the endangered tradition of Omani silver jewellery"

I have just found an interesting article written in 2011 - "Beauty and belief: the endangered tradition of Omani silver jewellery" by Aude…

Started by Charlotte Dakin-Norris

5 Jan 21, 2016
Reply by ingrid Langerak

Tribal necklase

Hi,I've recently started to study history of beads. I am very happy to beregistered at this forum and would be very grateful if you could h…

Started by Irina

4 Jan 19, 2016
Reply by Irina




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