Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

LauraRamsay
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Ben abderrahman lahcen commented on LauraRamsay's photo
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Early 20thc Algerian fibula

"I think its modern. And kabylien."
Aug 13
LauraRamsay commented on LauraRamsay's photo
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Kazakh German silver belt.

"That figures actually. I bought it 25 years ago as an old piece. Goes to show how much it pays to do your research before you buy. Thanks Cordelia."
Feb 2
LauraRamsay commented on LauraRamsay's photo
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Early 20thc Algerian fibula

"That's a very impressive piece. Is the coral some sort of resin? I took a look online at the jewellery from this particular area of Algeria. There are lots of beautiful images out there. It was sold to me as a Nepalese piece. I just wish I had…"
Feb 2
Cordelia Donohoe commented on LauraRamsay's photo
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Early 20thc Algerian fibula

"Yes, I have some extremely heavy and large ones but with faux corals."
Jan 25
Cordelia Donohoe commented on LauraRamsay's photo
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Kazakh German silver belt.

"I think he was talking recent ie late 20th to early 21st C. He seemed to know the guy who made it."
Jan 25
LauraRamsay commented on LauraRamsay's photo
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Kazakh German silver belt.

"Thanks again Cordelia. Very interesting. Did he give you a rough date?"
Jan 23
LauraRamsay commented on LauraRamsay's photo
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Early 20thc Algerian fibula

"Thank you very much for the information Cordelia. I have changed the heading! It is a very heavy piece."
Jan 23
Cordelia Donohoe commented on LauraRamsay's photo
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EARLY 20THC BELT WITH CARNELIAN AND FIRE GILDING 3

"Comment from a Turkmen dealer "Kazakh design. German silver. Made in Afghanistan. Made by Habibullah""
Jan 22
Cordelia Donohoe commented on LauraRamsay's photo
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EARLY 20THC BELT WITH CARNELIAN AND FIRE GILDING 3

"It seems to me to be 20th century, quite late and I have not seen these on traditional ensembles of jewels. But I will gather some opinions."
Jan 22
Cordelia Donohoe commented on LauraRamsay's photo
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20THC fibula with coral Nepal

"This is a Kabyle fibula from Algeria. It is a very rare piece. Early 20th Century. Congratulations"
Jan 22
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Jan 20
LauraRamsay commented on LauraRamsay's photo
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EARLY 20THC BELT WITH CARNELIAN AND FIRE GILDING 3

"Turkmen belt measuring 33". Large and heavy. Seems to be complete. Can anyone help with an approximate date please?"
Jan 20
LauraRamsay commented on LauraRamsay's photo
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EARLY 20THC AFGHAN BELT WITH CARNELIAN AND FIRE GILDING 1

"Part of a Turkmen belt with fire gilding and carnelian. Help required please with dating this approximately. Perhaps it is mid century rather than earlier. Another photograph to follow. Large and heavy, it measures 33" in length."
Jan 20
Cordelia Donohoe commented on LauraRamsay's photo
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Moroccan silver pin with tassels

"That is a super example and quite rare."
Dec 15, 2017
LauraRamsay commented on LauraRamsay's photo
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Moroccan silver pin with tassels

"Thank you for your comment! Bought in September on one of Sarah's wonderful trips. She is responsible for identifying where they come from, so thank you Sarah!"
Dec 12, 2017
Edith D commented on LauraRamsay's photo
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Moroccan silver pin with tassels

"These are so pretty!"
Dec 11, 2017

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Which types of jewellery especially interest you?
all ethnic buttons, fastenings, beads, jewellery.
Jewels from which regions interest you?
Morocco, India, Nepal, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Tajekistan, Myanmar,....

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