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An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

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Welcome new members

Started Nov 4, 2018 0 Replies

Welcome, the site has been a little quiet as I've been off sick but I'd like to get discussions going again so please do post any queries, reviews of exhibitions or shows or just loved pieces.CordeliaContinue

Sri Lankan Pin mistaken for Spanish or Portugese rose cut stones FB discussion

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cordelia Donohoe Mar 29, 2017. 2 Replies

Happy to share my new find ,need a repair though :).. Antique Spanish or Portuguese gilt silver pin with rose cut stones (they did not test for diamonds but electronically tested between Spinel and…Continue

Tags: Spanish, Portugese, saree, stones, cut

Tunisian cone pendant with dangles

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cordelia Donohoe Mar 13, 2017. 2 Replies

A lovely smooth and tactile cone pendant from Tunisia. Would this have been worn as one pendant or as a pair. Does anyone know how it would have been worn?…Continue

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Tribal Fair London 19 at The Mall Galleries, The Mall, London, SW1

September 3, 2019 at 3pm to September 7, 2019 at 6pm
The Fair brings together many experienced reputable dealers, each a specialist in fine tribal art drawn from all corners of the globe. Every item offered for sale has been chosen for its quality and authenticity.See More
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Tribal Fair London 19 at The Mall Galleries, The Mall, London, SW1

September 3, 2019 at 3pm to September 7, 2019 at 6pm
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The Fair brings together many experienced reputable dealers, each a specialist in fine tribal art drawn from all corners of the globe. Every item offered for sale has been chosen for its quality and authenticity.See More
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Which types of jewellery especially interest you?
bracelets. earrings, rings necklaces
Jewels from which regions interest you?
North Africa, West Africa, India, Pakistan

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Agadez cross in Agadez

Posted on May 9, 2017 at 18:53 0 Comments

When I visited Agadez in the Sahara a couple of years ago I brought some sketches from the wonderful study of Jewellery and Techniques of the Sahara by Jean Gabus 1939. I had these crosses made which were early variations on the theme of the Agadez cross. The maker came from a long line of cross makers and I watched fascinated as he formed the moulds in beeswax, heating the coals with his goatskin bellows, then sanding and smoothing it down afterwards and then finally etching the…

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The khalili collections - superb site showing collections

Posted on April 18, 2017 at 18:30 0 Comments

Professor Khalili is a world renowned scholar, collector, benefactor and philanthropist as well as a successful businessman. His collections, which consist of 35,000 items, include the arts of the Islamic World, Japanese art from the Meiji period, Swedish textiles, Spanish damascened metalwork and Enamels; each one being the largest in the world of…

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The London Antique textile and Tribal Art Fair Sunday June 8th

Posted on May 31, 2014 at 22:39 1 Comment

'Unusual pieces each with a story to tell take centre stage at this respected fair loved by collectors and interior designers. More than 50 exhibitors bring in their treasures collected from around the world -  African textiles, Asian rugs, embroideries and striking jewellery from as far as Africa and Afghanistan.' 10.30am to 5pm at the Olympia Hilton Hotel. Hope to see you there, Cordelia x

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At 2:53 on November 5, 2018, Julie Herzog said…

I have been exploring some of the posts and pictures, and I’ve seen some beautiful scented beads, I’d love to try and make some one of these days.  I’m surprised at how fine and detailed some of them are!  

At 21:19 on November 4, 2018, Julie Herzog said…

Thank you so much Cordelia!  I am a novice and am especially interested in scented and botanical beads which compliments my herb background.  I hope to learn and contribute eventually!  Thank you again for approving my membership!

At 16:07 on April 29, 2018, BARBARA COLLINS said…

Hi,

I'm trying to download the necklace, too.

Barb

At 16:06 on April 29, 2018, BARBARA COLLINS said…

I'm trying to 

At 16:04 on April 29, 2018, BARBARA COLLINS said…

Hi,

Here are my three items of Bedouin Saudi jewelry, a headress, headress ornaments and a necklace.

At 16:42 on January 25, 2018, Tricha Bruce said…

Thank you, very excited to find this site with videos I can learn more from about beadmaking  :) 

i should mention I am very computer uncomfortable, so may have trouble negotiating the site...

At 14:52 on August 30, 2017, Scarlett Wallingford said…

Thank you Cordelia.....   what a thrill to belong to this group  _/\_

At 19:22 on June 12, 2017, Caroline Georges said…

Thanks Cordelia: very glad to have discovered your website: thank you!

At 8:26 on March 16, 2017, Marina von der Ruhr said…

Thank you, Cordelia, great to be here! 

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