Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

Mustafa J. Salem
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  • Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
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Peter Hoesli commented on Mustafa J. Salem's photo
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IMG_7804 Libyan Anklet

"Very beautiful Mustafa - congratulations!"
Dec 2
Paul commented on Mustafa J. Salem's photo
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IMG_7804 Libyan Anklet

"A very very nice piece! Congratulations! Is this a cup in the middle? Do you know the meaning? Is this an arabic pattern, or jewish, or.......? Best regards  Paul"
Nov 4
Mustafa J. Salem commented on Cordelia Donohoe's photo
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Kabyle necklace

"Very interesting indeed , thanks for sharing this with us. Congratulations on the very good piece..which I honestly think it is quite old and very professionally crafted...Thanks for the comment."
Oct 7
Mustafa J. Salem commented on Cordelia Donohoe's photo
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Kabyle necklace

"Very attractive type of necklace with ornament and flashy colour of red corals...I wonder how old is this piece, which  must be quite rare?  Thank you for posting this"
Oct 6
Mustafa J. Salem commented on Mustafa J. Salem's photo
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IMG_7806 Libyan Anklet

"Thanks Edith for your comment. The stamp on the left is also for Tripoli but the original of the stamp was not clear, I knew that from other occasions that I see it barely readable, still designates Tripoli."
Sep 30
Edith D commented on Mustafa J. Salem's photo
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IMG_7806 Libyan Anklet

"Really beautiful! I almost missed the stamps on the left side of the photo!"
Sep 30
Mustafa J. Salem commented on Mustafa J. Salem's photo
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IMG_7806 Libyan Anklet

"There are two types of marks. Both designate Tripoli official mark. However the ones in yellow are not readable, while the ones in red are clear and distinguishable for Tripoli. These items are hard to find in a set today. The main reason is that…"
Sep 29
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Sep 29
Mustafa J. Salem commented on Jose M. Pery's photo
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Anklets, Kabylia (Algeria)

"Beautiful set with details of professional crafting. Congratulations for getting such a rare set."
Sep 20

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Which types of jewellery especially interest you?
Ethnic Silver- from Libya and North Africa
Jewels from which regions interest you?
Libya and North Africa

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At 13:56 on December 20, 2015, Hager El Hadidi said…
Dear Mustafa
I am an anthropologist and I am very interested in ethnic jewellary of Egypt, Libiya and Sudan in particular and North African and Red Sea Region. I also have a substantial collection of silver
At 0:19 on October 13, 2015, Tesori Orientali said…

it 's a pleasure Mustafa…Thanx ...also sharing the same passion !!!

And ..as you know ..Libya was an italian colony …but i don't have any libyan bracelet ..do you sell them?? …i see you have sooo many !!!

 
 
 

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