Someone has managed to obtain my personal email from this site, has "something vital to disclose" and asks that I contact her privately at a yahoo address. This person has links to the ethnic jewel…Continue
"Dear Peter, all of that is so interesting! Thank you! Do you think any of these features could be male and female fertility symbols, or symbols of the mountains of Milhem? Since the work is originally of Yemeni design, I wonder if…"
"Hi Charlotte, I just heard back from Marjorie. She assumes the bead is from Himachal Pradesh because although the granulation is very similar to that done in Yemen, the design and the shape are not Yemeni. She is checking with her contact in…"
"Dear Charlotte, it was so sweet of you to offer this additional information and the link. I really appreciate it. They do look almost identical to the ebay bead identified as Yemeni - except that the ones on etsy look to have slightly…"
"Dear Anjali, I have just spotted this necklace on Etsy - the seller has identified them as Himachal Pradesh beads, just to add to the mystery.
I also spotted your bead on ebay and was watching it although I did not bid on it. It is a curious…"
"Dear Anjali; Sometimes, the sellers are listing items with a not so common description and therefore, they are not popping up when searching. I bought once an antique filigree necklace with matching bracelet, which were separately listed, for very…"
"Peter, I'm so surprised no one bid or was even watching this bead?! Here is another view of it, also from ebay. I bought it for under one USD. Maybe everyone is in the souk and enjoying being immersed in the gorgeousness of…"
HI Anjali, that surprises me that we are not official friends having had already so much contact. Anyway, better late than never, I Like your conribution to the site and very happy to be connected to you. Warm greetings Ingrid.
Dear Anjali, You are very welcome to view my page. The photo that Ethnic Embellishments (Hillary) mentioned was the wedding necklace that I put up yesterday. So yes, it is there. I took down a lot of my photos some time ago and that was one of them. But I've put it up again for you to compare. I'm glad we found some answers for you. It's a lovely necklace.