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ait ouakli replied to Patricia Deany's discussion Scent beads
"hi patty, i see it as scented beads too,the barrel ones look to me as synthetic the petrified stone is not used in northafrica. isaw it as decoration, big pieces,in the original stone size"
Oct 24
ait ouakli commented on Betty's photo
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Filigree belt buckle and decoration

"very beautiful buckle and looks complet,congrats for your purshassing i like you fotos a lot. i could never make good fotos with dark background, you have to show me the secret :-)"
Oct 22
ait ouakli commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
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Necklace - Tajikistan

"dear Peter, i dont know wich magic technique you use but you always surprise us with special beautiful items, congrats and thaks. this piece is splendid "
Oct 21
ait ouakli commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
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Hat - Dagestan

"i like it a lot "
Oct 21
ingrid Langerak commented on ait ouakli's photo
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unique piece,necklace with Tuareg shield pendant

"Like Betty I also like the simple combination in order to get the accent on the shield. Well done Ait."
Oct 19
ait ouakli commented on ait ouakli's photo
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unique piece,necklace with Tuareg shield pendant

"thank you Betty, yes i made it, actualy the technique side is easy. what is difficult : bring it from a shield to a jewel piece and also keep the mystical side"
Oct 19
Betty commented on ait ouakli's photo
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unique piece,necklace with Tuareg shield pendant

"Wow, very beautiful - is this your work, Rabah? "
Oct 19
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Oct 19
ait ouakli commented on ingrid Langerak's photo
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CIMG1426

"nice and very old pieces, as a fanatic of clean jewelry, you cleaned them until shining :-)"
Oct 18
ait ouakli replied to Patricia Deany's discussion Is this North African?
"HI Ingrid, you are right, they could be ethiopian, even they look ethiopian more than asians. the beads like this are easy,simpl and universel. 2 half rounds leaded together ,covered in the midle with wire. 2 holes in the extremities decored with…"
Oct 18
ait ouakli replied to Patricia Deany's discussion Is this North African?
"i think all the stones are agate, the big one looks amber but i have tendence to indien agate. the african amber has holes not in the circle outside but in the flat surface.only mauritania have it outside but in square pieces with 4 until 6…"
Oct 17
ait ouakli replied to Patricia Deany's discussion Is this North African?
"it is not northafrican. it is central asian "
Oct 17
Elizabeth Lee left a comment for ait ouakli
"Hello Ait, Thanks for your reply. I like your page....very interesting. I am in Morocco now, looking for Tuareg silver jewellery."
Oct 14
ait ouakli commented on ait ouakli's photo
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tuareg ,Mauritanian and Malian wood. detail

"thank you akkie yes , they are still used, the tuareg bowls are used in the sahara from nomads or villagers ( i use them athome some times ) the mauritanian sadle pieces are more used as tables the boxes are everywhere used. i use 3 , from small to…"
Oct 13
Akkie commented on ait ouakli's photo
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tuareg ,Mauritanian and Malian wood. detail

"Beautiful objects! These objects are still used ?"
Oct 13
ait ouakli posted photos
Oct 12

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Which types of jewellery especially interest you?
north africa
Jewels from which regions interest you?
sahara

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At 7:00 on October 14, 2014, Elizabeth Lee said…
Hello Ait,
Thanks for your reply. I like your page....very interesting. I am in Morocco now, looking for Tuareg silver jewellery.
At 11:58 on September 14, 2014, karim Oukid said…

Bonjour Ait, Je te transmets mes salutations et mes remerciements pour les magnfiques commentaires!! J'espere qu'on reprenne contact tres bientot.

At 14:12 on February 9, 2014, Anjali said…

Hi ait,

Thank you.  There are so many knowledgeable people here and so many beautiful and interesting pieces.  I know I will learn a lot.

At 13:16 on April 8, 2013, Ahmad Hussein said…
Hi did you see syria necklace give us advice
At 14:10 on March 17, 2013, Pierre said…

Merci pour vos commentaires pierre.

At 16:50 on December 10, 2012, Cyn Redfern said…

Thank you! My photo was for a fashion shoot so the earring is upside down. I'll be adding photos soon. Some are digital but most are "photographs" since I've been collecting a long time and need to be converted to disc.

At 15:21 on May 25, 2012, Amir said…

Hi ait ouakli Sir,

                    I hope everything is going fine with you..your input on this forum hold high value.keep up your postings Sir.Thank you

Best Wishes 

Amir

At 13:51 on May 11, 2012, andy deng said…

can you supply amber beads,my friend??

At 1:41 on March 18, 2012, Muslim said…

Thank you for your invitations dear. I really enjoy visiting your site. Good job! 

At 18:26 on February 27, 2012, Patricia Deany said…

We are always interested in Tuareg and ALgerian jewelry and will welcome your insights.

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