Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

February 2012 Blog Posts (6)

looking for beads from Egypt

Has any of you the kind of beads from Egypt for sale that I post hereby? They are made of glass and they are between 19 and 23 mm long and 5 to 6 mm. wide. The name of these beads is Smloc and they are from Aswan. I do need about 1 to 3 of them .…

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Added by Harald on February 29, 2012 at 19:30 — No Comments

Enough Fertility Symbols to Frighten the Bride Away from Marriage

Antique Gilded Silver Yemen Wedding Necklace Amulets Granulated Beads

By Anna Garner

 This is an antique gilded silver wedding necklace worn by a woman in Yemen in the early nineteen hundreds. It probably belonged to a woman whose family could afford the extra cost of apply a gold…

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Added by Anna Garner on February 16, 2012 at 4:33 — No Comments

Ancient Bactrian Steatite Stone Vessel with Typical Incised Designs

by Anna Garner

The use of this ancient Bactrian steatite stone vessel with typical incised designs cannot be determined from this distance in time and differences in technology and culture. We do know from visual examination of the pot that it is incised with the typical zigzag patterns that prevailed throughout an early period of the…

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Added by Anna Garner on February 16, 2012 at 4:24 — No Comments

Book on Yemeni jewelry to be published

I just got information of the American University in Cairo that they expect the manuscript of Marjory Ransoms book: Silver treasures of the land of Sheba, soon.

May be some of you have interest in this book.

Added by Harald on February 9, 2012 at 9:35 — 3 Comments

Jewelry from Yemen

In Saudi Armco WORLD of JANUARI/FEBRUARI 2012 is a article to about Yemeni silver smiths working nowadays. Photoos of beautiful items to be seen!

the site for this article is: 

http://www.saudiaramcoworld.com/issue/201201/silver.the.enduring.craft.of.yemeni.silver.htm

Added by Harald on February 7, 2012 at 21:53 — 1 Comment

Jewelry from Yemen

In Saudi Armco WORLD of JANUARI/FEBRUARI 2012 is a article to about Yemeni silver smiths working nowadays. Photoos of beautiful items to be seen.!

Added by Harald on February 7, 2012 at 21:36 — 2 Comments

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