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ait ouakli commented on Preethi's photo
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Information about this cross?

"interesting piece will fit for a shild but tuareg shildsdont have this sample on i saw something semilar but i dont remember exactly, i ll be back to you when i get a better idea :-) "
19 hours ago
ait ouakli commented on Preethi's photo
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What am I missing?

"700 euro is a good price for buyer. the rings are now over 200 euro a piece, and add the beads +phenolic and the leather band, also the complet colection. so 700 is ok to pay for regarding the mauritanian bead, i have a mauritanian trader visiting…"
19 hours ago
ait ouakli commented on Preethi's photo
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What am I missing?

"splendid necklace.the mauritanian bead is not amber, it is a phenolic the blue ones are trade beads.i saw the phenolic and the blue ones only ones in Hoggar. a tuareg seller was offering them. the phenolic was not decorated. just plain. he had only…"
19 hours ago
ait ouakli commented on Preethi's photo
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Saharan towers

"The spectacular ones are more to find in the ancient universities citys in mali and mauritania. Mopti,timbuktu,djenne,nouakchout and nouadibou The six domes one, dogon and mali The rest all sahel/sahara and west africa You areright preethi, it…"
Wednesday
ait ouakli commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
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Shopping in Tunis...

"the anklets are splendid, there is semilar ones in the kabylie from  bedjaia until aures , thoes ones have lybia / tunisia samples"
Tuesday
ait ouakli commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
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Shopping in Tunis...

":-) Dear Peter happy for you.i m not sure if the smaller bracelets in front even exist. they look like fantasy pieces"
Tuesday
ait ouakli commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
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Shopping in Tunis...

":-)   Aala iactualy was coming carefuly to this subject. i hope you didnt buy the peter, if yes, i hope good price even if the foto is not clear, they are definetly not kabyl. the size is wrong, symetrie wrong,edges are wrong,coral not as…"
Tuesday
ait ouakli commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
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Shopping in Tunis...

"nice items peter. yes, good old kabyl items are difficult to this last years this last months even wors. in the kabylie, the antique items ( all ) are more expensive than in the rest of the world. the raison is, many dealers travel there to buy or…"
Tuesday
ait ouakli commented on Preethi's photo
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Saharan towers

"splendid rings, not easy to get a selection like this one yes patti, they represent almost all what you mentienned. the 2 in the back, as i know, represent the mpsque of djenne and mopti, worn from selected people only ( in the passt) i saw them as…"
Tuesday
ait ouakli replied to Son of Hmong's discussion a mysterious pendant.is old or new?
"i agree with patti. it is new"
Monday
ait ouakli commented on berberia's photo
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African beads (6)

"this strang looks very nice. is it from Mauritania ??"
Sunday
ait ouakli commented on ait ouakli's photo
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old marocan Ighram

"thank you berberia. yes , simple and beautiful with all the originality"
Sunday
ait ouakli commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
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Antique Bracelets from Bethlehem-Palestine

"very nice palestinian bracelets. if i remember good, they are called Haydari silver looks very good and the worn and pattina very excuise. congrats"
Sunday
berberia commented on ait ouakli's photo
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old marocan Ighram

"Very nice necklace- Like this kind of arrangement very much. Simple yet very attractive."
Sunday
ait ouakli replied to Chantal's discussion Peul bracelet
"i looked at, yes it is peul, called peulards in the region , mostly the toucouleur subgroup doing this work it is a very nice piece ( for a smal wrist ) the samples are fulani/mauritanian and some tuareg, as usual in the region the construction is…"
Sunday
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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 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.

At 18:11 on February 27, 2012, Patricia Deany said…

Hello and welcome to our website. We are always eager to hear the ideas and contributions from our members. Please feel free to read and peruse our pics and forums and to add your own pertinent content.

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