Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

Uwe Wantke
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Odd bangle...Sarah...?!

Started this discussion. Last reply by SARAH CORBETT Aug 6, 2011. 3 Replies

Hi Sarah, this one looks odd to me....the design is likely other bangles I bought in South-Morocco, but I never have seen it made other than from silver, while this one may be brass or bronze....and…Continue

 

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opinions please v2

"WOW, thanks for the great response and thanks to Sarah, for putting the question to a better place! I will try to add some more images here, from the borders and edges and the surface. I got this piece at the end of my last trip from my Berber…"
Aug 7, 2011
SARAH CORBETT replied to Uwe Wantke's discussion Odd bangle...Sarah...?!
"http://ethnicjewels.ning.com/photo/opinions-please-v2?xg_source=activity   Hi Uwe, live thread for discussion of this is now at the link above.... People are asking for more details....seems an interesting piece!! Warm wishes Sarah"
Aug 6, 2011
SARAH CORBETT replied to Uwe Wantke's discussion Odd bangle...Sarah...?!
"Hi Uwe, the designs seem to be Tuareg to me, Maybe Mali ... The Tuareg do use many metals, the Saharwi in Morocco however prefer silver, so maybe this is why it is more familiar to you, as I know you spend a lot of time within Saharwi…"
Aug 5, 2011
SARAH CORBETT replied to Uwe Wantke's discussion Odd bangle...Sarah...?!
"Hi Uwe, Great to find you here!! I hope that you are really well my friend. Certainly not Morocco as far as my experiences there would find... I am tempted to say Dogon/ Mali as a first impression, but let me investigate a while and get back to…"
Aug 4, 2011
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Odd bangle...Sarah...?!

Hi Sarah, this one looks odd to me....the design is likely other bangles I bought in South-Morocco, but I never have seen it made other than from silver, while this one may be brass or bronze....and the quality of the work seems to be poorly in comparison to the silver ones!?Could it be a trainee piece from a silver smith? I hope something likely cross your ways during your travels and you can tell me more about region, age or whatever comes up...Thanks in advance...UweSee More
Aug 4, 2011
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rick rice grind

"Not from Rick, but from John Picard I got mine...He sent it to me for a rare Millefiori he wanted for the museum...I love it and wear the necklace actually all day long..."
May 23, 2010
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May 17, 2010
Uwe Wantke commented on SARAH CORBETT's photo
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One huge necklace!

"This is ONE necklace?! Who was the owner?!...Goliath...???"
May 15, 2010
SARAH CORBETT and Uwe Wantke are now friends
May 14, 2010
Uwe Wantke commented on SARAH CORBETT's video
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faux amber bead maker

"Shukran, Sarah, kulshi becher!! How I miss this country and the people...!! I fear, it´s not very healthy to make a whole strand this way...Welcome back...looking forward to see more of your trip...Best....Uwe"
May 14, 2010
Uwe Wantke left a comment for SARAH CORBETT
"Thanks Sarah...looks like a great place here...if I find the time, I will upload some images, like I did on Facebook...at the time I am still working on grindings with Venetians and, new project, making beads from "Libyan Desert Glass"…"
May 11, 2010
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talakhimit

"Hi Sarah, hope you are well and having fun...I was nearly stung by a scorpion in a shop in Agdz, 5 years ago....Best...Uwe"
May 11, 2010
SARAH CORBETT left a comment for Uwe Wantke
"Hey Uwe, Glad to see you here, thank you for joining in....I shall hope to see some marvelous millies from your wonderful collection. Warmest wishes Sarah"
May 11, 2010
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May 11, 2010
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talakhimit

"This is a beautiful version, I have never seen before! But "Talakhimit"? Just a mistake or new Knowledge...? I know them only as "Talhakimt"1? Warmest greetings, Sarah...Uwe"
May 11, 2010
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May 11, 2010

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At 7:12 on June 15, 2011, manish khavadiya said…
we are collectors & dealers of gypsy textile antiques & jewellery from south and central India.we are looking for buyers collectors for the same kindly feel free to contact us.kindly add us to your network.we can also mail you the pictures of original antique textiles.do check our profile it has some great pictures.
kindly visit us when you come to new Delhi,India
At 9:29 on May 11, 2010, SARAH CORBETT said…
Hey Uwe,
Glad to see you here, thank you for joining in....I shall hope to see some marvelous millies from your wonderful collection.
Warmest wishes
Sarah
 
 
 

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