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Caucasian Silver and other Armenian Turkish and Russian belts

Started this discussion. Last reply by JP Apr 6, 2014. 26 Replies

Hello,I have had for some time an assortment of belts and misc pieces. I showed these assortments to a local antiquities owner , and though it wasn't their core competency stated that they were real,…Continue

Tags: armenian, turkish, russian, Niello, silver

 

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John left a comment for JP
"Would love too trying to get used to getting around forum"
Feb 16, 2015
John left a comment for JP
"Jp hello I collect and repair and make wearable copies of Caucasian belts. I would like to see the belt pieces you were talking about. Do you have pics?"
Feb 13, 2015
JP replied to JP's discussion Caucasian Silver and other Armenian Turkish and Russian belts
"Hey Miriam!! Thank you so much for the reply. I really appreciated your info on the belts. I have cleaned the belts and they came out amazing. I was able to identify some of the symbols. There is one symbol that still i cant find even at the makers…"
Apr 6, 2014
JP replied to JP's discussion Caucasian Silver and other Armenian Turkish and Russian belts
"Who would you recommend to talk to about either selling or getting them appraised? I finally cleaned them , the anklets, with a silver cloth and they came out amazing, WOW... Thanks for you advice and help !!!! JP"
Jan 1, 2014
Ethnic Embellishments replied to JP's discussion Caucasian Silver and other Armenian Turkish and Russian belts
"I agree with you, Ait Ouakli, I have to of these too, with the snakes's heads.  They are very large and I think that they were worn as anklets.  They both fit around my neck like a torque, but I have a small neck.   "
Dec 4, 2013
ait ouakli replied to JP's discussion Caucasian Silver and other Armenian Turkish and Russian belts
"i looked again at the bracelets.my feeling is, they could be from east saoura , aures until tunisia"
Dec 4, 2013
ait ouakli replied to JP's discussion Caucasian Silver and other Armenian Turkish and Russian belts
"Hello jp. There is some algerian bracelets fromm aures,saoura and setif regions that looks semilar. I m not 1oo% sure. I m just adding aquick feed back. Will look at them tomorrow. I hadatwisted one in hand but it has the snake heads. It was…"
Dec 4, 2013
JP replied to JP's discussion Caucasian Silver and other Armenian Turkish and Russian belts
"Thank you for the information Alaa. Im trying to gather as much as I can. Iam, however having trouble identifying the "makers mark". I went to the http://www.925-1000.com/Frussia.html in the forums but I seem to have a unique mark. You…"
Dec 3, 2013
Alaa eddine SAGID replied to JP's discussion Caucasian Silver and other Armenian Turkish and Russian belts
"Just to throw n a couple comments about the bracelets! These are actually anklets from Algeria BUT, it seems that they have been worn in ancient times on a more widespread scale across much of the ottoman world (especially those with snake's…"
Nov 7, 2013
SARAH CORBETT left a comment for JP
"Hi Jp, I hope it is all working for you now...great pics S x"
Oct 28, 2013
JP replied to JP's discussion Caucasian Silver and other Armenian Turkish and Russian belts
"Thank you so much for the information Betty. Thank you, the pieces are beautiful and I haven't touched them. They really need to be buffed and cleaned and I haven't done that so im sure they will look amazing when done.   Where do you…"
Oct 26, 2013
Betty replied to JP's discussion Caucasian Silver and other Armenian Turkish and Russian belts
"Hello, and thanks again JP for showing us all the wonderful treasures! Especially some of the belts are truly remarkable workmanship. According to my friend, it really seems quite sure that your belts are genuine, antique pieces made by some master…"
Oct 26, 2013
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Oct 25, 2013
JP replied to JP's discussion Caucasian Silver and other Armenian Turkish and Russian belts
"Betty, Thank you so much, any help is appreciated. I look forward to your email.   JP"
Oct 25, 2013
Betty replied to JP's discussion Caucasian Silver and other Armenian Turkish and Russian belts
"JP, thanks a lot for sharing all this interesting information. What a great story! A friend of mine I just consulted with has some ideas about the lovely pieces you have shown us. Will write more tomorrow (it's quite late in my place:-))! "
Oct 25, 2013
JP replied to JP's discussion Caucasian Silver and other Armenian Turkish and Russian belts
"Thank you for the response and comments!! Being Armenian myself, I was in contact with some local friends that directed me to old country Armenians who gave me additional information along with a book, " The Armenians" by John M.…"
Oct 25, 2013

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belts, braclets, head wear
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Armenian, Russian, Turkish middle eastern mediteranean

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At 11:06 on February 16, 2015, John said…
Would love too trying to get used to getting around forum
At 15:55 on February 13, 2015, John said…
Jp hello I collect and repair and make wearable copies of Caucasian belts. I would like to see the belt pieces you were talking about. Do you have pics?
At 15:36 on October 28, 2013, SARAH CORBETT said…

Hi Jp, I hope it is all working for you now...great pics

S x

 
 
 

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