Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

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"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

Trying to ascertain age of these

I'll show the back too in the next comment as I dont know how to put two photos in. Im thinking they are probably 20th century, they have a…

Started by Cordelia Donohoe

2 Dec 5, 2015
Reply by Cordelia Donohoe

who can give me an idea?

i found in chinese website,who can give me a idea where is it from?and is the real old silver one?

Started by Son of Hmong

1 Nov 16, 2015
Reply by Alaa eddine SAGID

Modesty Plate (caping, cache-sexe) OR amulet

What do you think about this pendant ? Would you say it's a modesty plate or would you say it's an amulet ?It's a low grade silver. Thank…

Started by Sylvie Le Bars

7 Oct 8, 2015
Reply by Sylvie Le Bars

Curious Hallmark on Chinese Straits Belt

   Hello, I'm a new member here on the site, though I've browsed it for quite a long while!    I was hoping that perhaps someone might have…

Started by Lily Kingswick

1 Aug 24, 2015
Reply by Lily Kingswick

Bakelite bead - Horn of Africa

I recently saw this bead (quite large 3x2.4cm) and wonder if it may be an Ethiopian or perhaps Somali bakelite bead. I like the silver ri…

Started by Betty

4 Aug 10, 2015
Reply by Betty

For Ethiophiles: silver beakers from Ethiopia

I just discovered some silver beakers/cups from Ethiopia I wanted to share here. They are apparently made by an Armenian siilversmith in Et…

Started by Betty

2 Aug 8, 2015
Reply by Betty

and what about this one?

Another piece to identify if anyone can shed any light on this one?

Started by Penny Fidler

15 Jul 28, 2015
Reply by Penny Fidler

For your enjoyment

some pieces from my friend's collection..... thanks

Started by Penny Fidler

0 Jul 12, 2015





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Any help identifying this please

Started by Mark Wyndham-Jones in Discussions. Last reply by Cordelia Donohoe May 1. 2 Replies

Tunisian cone pendant with dangles

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