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Omani Alakam

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sumaiya May 10, 2016. 2 Replies

Omani Silver  jewellery has  many different designs. Today we are discussing the Omani Alakam where to wear it around the woman's face from the right ear to  left ear. is made from silver.   Omani…Continue

 

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"Thank you Sumaiya. I really enjoy your photos. Thelma"
May 29, 2016
Lynn Ardent commented on Sumaiya's blog post Penny book
"Wonderful, thank you for posting.  I love these ornaments.  I have one with the Throne verse on the front and a chained "mother of the boys" on the back very like this."
May 27, 2016
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Penny book

Penny book "is one of the traditional women's silver ornaments and some might attribute it as a type of" scalding "But there are differences between the" penny Book "and" scalding. "Vqrh" book "necklace adorned with a circular disk flat decorated. Gathering of its parts series silver or gold, pinch and contain inscriptions and symbols engraved on its face, if you could dig drawing geometric or flower forms with six petals on the disk. the be engraving covered with gold. or you may dig Quranic verses or talismanic writings, the most common is the inscription "Kursiy" and may dig drawing a woman on the back of "penny book," it is believed that this woman fairy protects wearers "penny book" Unfortunately, illness and injury, and called the mother of boys. the be simple necklace that contains a…See More
May 25, 2016
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"it is just traditional for show and it is only wear in events"
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"For men the national dress is an ankle-length, collarless gown with long sleeves called the dishdasha. There are several accesories including a muzzar (a type of turban), an assa (a cane or stick) and a Khanjar. The Khanjar is a ceremonial curved…"
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"For men the national dress is an ankle-length, collarless gown with long sleeves called the dishdasha. There are several accesories including a muzzar (a type of turban), an assa (a cane or stick) and a Khanjar. The Khanjar is a ceremonial curved…"
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"For men the national dress is an ankle-length, collarless gown with long sleeves called the dishdasha. There are several accesories including a muzzar (a type of turban), an assa (a cane or stick) and a Khanjar. The Khanjar is a ceremonial curved…"
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"For men the national dress is an ankle-length, collarless gown with long sleeves called the dishdasha. There are several accesories including a muzzar (a type of turban), an assa (a cane or stick) and a Khanjar. The Khanjar is a ceremonial curved…"
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"Very decorative the way it is worn , beautiful  head jewelry, and beautiful lady.  Thank you for showing, traditional and still so much now-a-days. Great."
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"Beautiful lady. Gorgeous headdress."
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Which types of jewellery especially interest you?
Silver, gold, copper, gemstones, traditional jewelry
Jewels from which regions interest you?
Oman only

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At 12:28 on May 29, 2016, Thelma said…

Thank you Sumaiya. I really enjoy your photos. Thelma

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Penny book

Posted on May 25, 2016 at 8:20 1 Comment

Penny book "is one of the traditional women's silver ornaments and some might attribute it as a type of" scalding "But there are differences between the" penny Book "and" scalding. "Vqrh" book "necklace adorned with a circular disk flat decorated. Gathering of its parts series silver or…

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