Mamuli are iconic ornaments of the people of Sumba in southeastern Indonesia made of gold and worn by men who hold "noble" or priestly positions in society. It's not often one gets to view a large group of old mamuli together. Here (click right…Continue
Done updating my website today! Worked on the section Links - Online stores and sellers: if you miss anyone who should be there, drop me a line and I will add them. Only requirement is that the jewelry offered needs to be genuine (as fas as that can be established of course) or that newly assembled pieces from old elements are clearly indicated as such.
See www.bedouinsilver.com under the Links-menu: any input will be…Continue
Here are a few historical photographs (1900 - 1935) from my digital archives, showing how the Karo Batak women of North Sumatra wore their Padung-Padung ear-weights, which were massive, normally solid silver (sometimes with low-karat pink-gold appended elements). They were fastened through the flesh-loop of distended earlobes, and then "pinched" into the cotton cloth…Continue
I have finally been able to arrange some time off work for late November-early December. We are going to be in Marrakech for a week, but hope to travel before for another week. Where should we go to look for pieces, what should we see, eat, etc.
Added by Joost Daalder on August 16, 2011 at 7:14 — No Comments
25 september 2012 in Amsterdam
More info: Website Amsterdam Tribal Jewelry Fair: http://www.amsterdamjewelryfair.nl
TUAREG JEWELRY WEBSHOP: http://www.etsy.com/shop/Tuaregjewelry…Continue
After many hours of coding and web jiggery pokery, Sean ( my husband ) has created a page here which solves the issues some members have raised in relation to the speed with which activity feed items leave the front page.
Members who are not able to log in daily are not able to see posts which have left the front page. (We are only able to have the last 20 items on the front page).
Sean has created a twitter page for us. This tweets every post on the activity feed. If you…Continue
Firstly a really huge thank you to those of you who very generously contributed to the hosting fees for our lovely network.
I was sent some really wonderful messages along with enough money to upgrade within days.
So a heartfelt thank you to those who have helped. (You know who you are, and I love you all!)
I have been changing a few things on the site, so take a look around, and see which features you like.
We have a…Continue