An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment
Nearly one year has passed since I created this network....
I want to thank you all for joining the forum, and for making it such a wonderful and informative place to visit.
I hope that you will all continue to enjoy using the forum, and that we can grow and continue to be the place to visit online to enjoy or learn about ethnic jewellery and adornment.
I am always looking for ways to make the forum as brilliant as possible to use! I…Continue
The fibule shown opposite represents the image of the Earth Mother (Great Goddess) with the head of a frog.
At the centre of the design the pubic triangle is represented, surrounded by stormy water and snow. This depiction is a representation of the fecundity and regeneration of her descendants.
This imagery should be considered to be the deepest awareness and belief of the population of the Saharan Regions where sexual awareness is not considered to be from outside influence,…Continue
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I am looking into creating an online meeting place ( hangout! ) via Google plus.
We can arrange to use the space to video chat regarding topics related to Ethnic jewellery.....
Initially this may be a monthly hosted group maybe to discuss further a piece here on the site, or a wider topic.
We could all propose and choose the subject matter list and dates to host discussions.
To do this we will need to have accounts on google plus. This is an invite…Continue
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This September I will start with a new course on ethnic jewelry in Amsterdam. It will be in Dutch: more information can be found here!
And...I found some jewelry sellers in Rome, I will post the adresses later!
Dear Bead Friends,
I have read through the dialogue pertaining to a strand of amber beads. It is a curious situation, that these beads were found in Burma--and yet they are not clearly Burmese amber nor Baltic amber. It is also quite unlikely that they are copal. Since I can only see a portion of the strand in the photograph posted, I am not confident that I can provide an answer that is dependable. I’d like to add some general information…Continue
I have added a marketplace feature to the site........
Many of us have things to sell, or things we would like to source, the previous forum/blog/picture system is a little incoherant for this purpose so I thought we would try this method!
Please only offer relevant items.
The ethnic jewels forum and…Continue
Dear UK residents
the BSGB annual general meeting at the home of JET!
- you can become a member when you get there or use the form at:
Sunday 17 July 2011: 10.00-4.00 in the Normanby Room at Whitby Museum, Pannett Park, Whitby, N Yorkshire YO21 1RE…Continue