"fantastic, the fontaine in kabyle is called " tella" i remember exactly thoes scenes when i was colecting water in the holidays i spent in my ant house.
there is actualy a complet social rules in this part of dayly live. the old women…"
"i like this a lot. is is chrysokola or colored howlite ?? very nice combination
you have a fantastic eye for the colors and forms. the signature of the tuareg pendant looks like it is the front side. less is more
congrats for the futur owner"
"nice colection and good wear. like a lot.
repaque, the real amber has always large holes and with time, they get even larger. the wire inside pilishes them and lefts a trace as a second hole. it gives them also the encense smell"
"looks amber to me, marocan / china is not :-) it is from the Balcan as you know
the shape and colors look more african, the china prefer as already mentioned lighter ones and more direction round shape ( has to be thick )"
"the three lower ones dont belong to the upper ones, a smith reworked them. it is normal if a woman gives the order to make them and waits a while. if the smiths are busy, the master gives the work for different other smiths working with him to get…"
"i actualy know the niger ones as temporal and always worn as a pair,i was offered manytimes to buy but i had and still have a big colection of the Hoggar ones. the niger ones in silver is not commun to find and i like this jewelry only in silver.
"as i already wrote you, there is a difference in the way they are worn. the hoggar ones are worn as a pectoral ( pedant ) alone or with the cubic one, also a shell or white agate bead with small beads in a necklace. i sold one recently, i ll try to…"
it is from north niger and not from Hoggar. worn as a pair,head jewelry, the Hoggar ones are worn as necklaces pendants. it looks like the front is silver, the back is always a metal sheet"
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.
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