Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

These are a bakelite version
Tuareg, Sahara / Mauretania

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Comment by zhanna grace townend on November 2, 2016 at 7:06

always wondered what these were made of, these are so obviously very early ones, great to see, many thanks

Comment by Eva Baby on July 13, 2011 at 9:15
Never seen them in bakelite, interesting to learn!
Comment by SARAH CORBETT on May 25, 2010 at 13:47
Thanks for the scorpion info!!!
I spend a lot of time in Agdz!!
Shall keep my eyes peeled!!
S x
Comment by kim price on May 25, 2010 at 13:19
love to see the bakelite worked for ethnic jewellery, I have a collection of the more North American bakelite. find these fascinating.......
Comment by Uwe Wantke on May 11, 2010 at 16:23
Hi Sarah, hope you are well and having fun...I was nearly stung by a scorpion in a shop in Agdz, 5 years ago....Best...Uwe
Comment by SARAH CORBETT on May 11, 2010 at 9:30
Hi Uwe, I have used a local descriptive name for these as given in Agdz.
I believe however that your spelling is the correct one.
Warm wishes
Comment by Uwe Wantke on May 11, 2010 at 9:06
This is a beautiful version, I have never seen before! But "Talakhimit"? Just a mistake or new Knowledge...? I know them only as "Talhakimt"1? Warmest greetings, Sarah...Uwe



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