For those who's interest journeys beyond jewelry, here is a lovely website that explores weaving and rugmaking traditions (as well as tie-dyed veils) of Morocco. A very refreshing site with many examples of older pieces.
Here is the link to Harvard's Peabody Museum website. You can choose how to search for items; this is very helpful as their ethnographic collection is enormous. It is a great site with many pieces that were collected decades ago.
Added by Ethnic Embellishments on May 19, 2011 at 0:12 — No Comments
A neat website with historical information on Uzbek jewelry
An intro about my work and passion in the desert of South Algeria, a Tuareg region
Part of the year I live in the desert, in the Tuareg area in South Algeria.
During my travels to the Tuareg region in South Algeria I fell in love with the jewelry made by the 'Inaden' the jewelrymakers tribe.
They work with geometrical patterns, earth designs, like the stars, sun, animals etc.…