Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

Kathleen McCabe-Elsey
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Chinese Spirit Lock Necklace

"if you have Chinese antique item.please contact me. thanks"
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At 15:40 on February 17, 2012, Amir said…

Hi Kathleen,

Your Ancient beads collection is mind blowing..i am impressed!...Wish you best of luck ma'm.

Best Regards


At 19:49 on October 12, 2011, Anna Garner said…

Thank you for your friendship. Yummy old carnelians and coral!!!


At 16:18 on September 28, 2011, karina zarnon said…
Thank you Kathleen! I am looking forward to seeing more wonderful pieces being posted by members. Karina
At 19:38 on September 22, 2011, Joe Loux said…

Hi Kathleen,


Great to see you here as well.


Best, Joe

At 6:14 on September 2, 2011, Gina Hellweger said…
Thank you Kathleen ! I have now the pleasure to see now all the beautiful collections and can comment too...
At 18:31 on August 26, 2011, Frankie Carter said…
Many thanks, Kathleen. Such a welter of fine photos depicting glorious adornment on this site - not least your own!
warm regards, Frankie.
At 8:21 on August 9, 2011, karim Oukid said…

 Hi Kathleen, thank you very much for your comment. The jewels is my work and Iam a berber from Kabylia in Algeria, living and working in spain( Barcelona).

Thank you and best regards.

At 19:12 on August 7, 2011, Johanne said…

I've made a picture of the page. I don't know the book is easy to find in the States. It's worth to buy it. To be honest I think the diamond-shaped drops are more Kazakh-style. You see it on some Kazakh ornaments and pendants.

Best wishes, Johanne


At 9:08 on June 21, 2011, Isabel Iglesias said…
Wonderful collection of beads!
At 12:07 on March 24, 2011, Svetlana Sysoeva said…
Your collection is amazing!





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