ethnic jewels

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April 2014 Blog Posts (4)

Phenolic amber or ressin beads.

Here we go again.  I do not know Morocco phenolic amber beads, I have watched the video which Sarah placed,very educational. But my question is:

The Ethiopian beads are what I think made of resin.  They start out in the yellow color, now if these are worn  through the years by women, sometimes even cattle, because they believe strongly in the power of the amber bead, they slowly turn to the color red due to the heat of the skin and the sun.  Ones a trader of Ethiopia and me boiled…

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Added by ingrid Langerak on April 27, 2014 at 20:30 — 8 Comments

NECKLACES MADE FROM TIBETAN AND HIMALAYAN ELEMENTS

I'm going to post a series of photographs of work I have pursued over the past thirty years, during which time I have made quite a few necklaces from Tibetan/Himalayan elements.  I will begin with earlier pieces and proceed to some great necklaces made in recent years.  Jamey

Added by Jamey D. Allen on April 16, 2014 at 7:31 — 38 Comments

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