Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

Leonor Arnó
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traveling to India

Started Jan 31, 2013 0 Replies

Hi, I'm traveling to India in the next few weeks and I would like to know if you have any advices about places or shops to buy old ethnic jewellery!! Thanks!!  (I thought I wrote this coment…Continue

 

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Mar 27
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Chinese mother of pearl disc pendants

"This is the way they are worn:"
Mar 27
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Chinese mother of pearl disc pendants

"Thanks for postng them Cordelia!"
Mar 16
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Necklace - Saudi Arabia

"Interesting! I read somewhere that some yemeni jewellery (specially anklets) where worn by women to avoid non desired encounters with visiting males at the house (so men would know when a women is approaching and could go away or change room) but I…"
Mar 5
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Necklace - Saudi Arabia

"Very nice piece! It is the first time I see a saudi necklace like this. Congrats! Leonor"
Mar 5
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Berber necklaces original stringing

"I love these humble examples of ethnic adornments. A few years ago I bought some similar necklace in Algeria, and I treasure one of them and use it very often"
Mar 5
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Child Head Cover - Rashaida-Saudi Arabia - CLOSE-UP

"This is a wonderful piece! Are the beads made of silver? Do you know if it has a cerimonial use or just for the shake of adorning the child?"
Mar 2
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Lost wax from Cental Asia

"Lovely bracelet, I saw one in auction a couple of months ago and it sold for a ridicolous price... About the pics, I use the same lights as Lynn, and I recently bought a folded light box that can be stored in a small place. Like this:…"
Feb 27
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Mystery pendant detail

"My first though was Asian, Naga, but I haven't found any reference to suport my first though"
Feb 27
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Skhab necklace

"Hi Charlotte, here is the scanned pages of scented beads!"
Jan 26, 2016
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Skhab necklace

"I also love these kind of necklaces too, in fact I wrote a short post on my webpage about it: http://www.ethnicadornment.com/scented-paste-beads-necklaces-of-north-africa/ There's good information about the ingredients in the book "Bijoux…"
Jan 26, 2016
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IND849e-hazara-pendant

"Thank you Thelma, Gulam!"
Jan 17, 2015
Ghulam commented on Leonor Arnó's photo
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IND849e-hazara-pendant

"Ya the bird is also hazara / it's for hairs"
Jan 16, 2015
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IND849e-hazara-pendant

"What a lovely little bird. I'm assuming that the decoration is niello. Apparently, according to Janata, a place called Jaguri (possibly in Baluchistan?) was a centre for producing niello pieces. It was also a place where there was a large…"
Jan 16, 2015
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IND849e-hazara-pendant

"What about this one? Do you think it's also Hazara? I was told it's worn on the hair."
Jan 16, 2015

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Which types of jewellery especially interest you?
All ethnic and tribal jewellery
Jewels from which regions interest you?
Every where

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At 6:50 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.
kindly visit us when you come to new Delhi,India
At 11:47 on March 28, 2011, SARAH CORBETT said…

A very warm welcome to the group.

I hope that you will enjoy perusing the pics and information here, and that you may wish to add details of your own interests.

Warm wishes

Sarah

 
 
 

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