Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

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Comment by Linda Kanu on October 8, 2018 at 9:06

Hello Mustafa,

the piece comes from the Zadrima region in Northern Albania. It is worn mainly from Albanian catholic women, as part of a set of jewelry. The necklace is used to contain religious inscriptions which will protect the owner from evilness and misfortune. The same tradition is used in other parts of Albanian or the Ottoman Empire for that matter. 

Comment by Mustafa J. Salem on October 3, 2018 at 15:27

Beautiful piece , Any information about it ..where it is from ..etc ?  Thank you for posting this.

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