"the big green stones look like egyptian peridot. the smaller ones look like a russian green stone, i forgot the name. ofcourse just what from photo looks like. as you said Peter, a test brigs better light"
it is a pendant , worn alone if it is big ( see my fotos) or 5, mostly 3 bigger than the 2 other ones.
i saw some necklaces with 7 pendats too.
typical northafrica ethnic jewelry. they have other names as salhat oder sfayeh.
"the original and authentic ones are called khomeissa ( khamssa ). normaly made with old shell or ostriche eggs. jewelry only for women.
the one you have is a vintage mix between modern design and ethnic sample.
there is some fabrics in niamey,agadez…"
"nice to see this foto. Biskra is a part of oulad nail and the place with the higherpresence of dancers.
we see the oulad nail defence bracelets, oued souf ( eloued ) coin bracelets and some aures ones.
the diadem is aures / tunisian one"
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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