Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

A heavy high silver necklace.

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Comment by Edith D on November 6, 2017 at 13:10
Yes, I know about the Circassian because I worked in Jordan for a number of years. Can you tell me, did you buy this in Karak? I have been there a couple of times, but spent most of my time in Amman.
Comment by Peter Hoesli on November 6, 2017 at 11:41
Dear Edith and Nawang,
Many thanks for your comments.
Yes, Edith, there is a Circasian community living in Jordan since a very long time. They were among others selected as guards for the King... such authentic pieces are now very rare and difficult to find. When I come across such beauties, I buy them immediately...
Dear Nawang, I am not selling my jewelry...
With kind regards and best wishes.
Comment by Edith D on October 23, 2017 at 7:07

Oooo, I have been searching for one of these for years....lucky you!  Probably made by a Circasian silver smith.  Mabrouk!

Comment by Nawang on October 16, 2017 at 16:33
Comment by Peter Hoesli on October 25, 2016 at 21:08

Dear Betty; Many thanks for your comment. Such original high quality necklaces are extremely rare to find and if found, they are extremely expensive. There are copies though...

Comment by Betty on October 25, 2016 at 18:58

I cannot keep up with all the beauties you have posted Peter - they are all gorgeous. I love this one particularly, though!



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