Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

October 2010 Blog Posts (4)

Help! How to clean jewellery from Afghanistan, Morocco,Ethiopia etc like many mixed metal pieces members show here?

I've rediscovered my stash bought mostly in the '90s including large amulet cases with dangles, metal drops, chains , lapis slabs, glass and coral bits set in shallow mounts with what looks like bitumen, some enamel etc. and if I ever want to show them off or do business with them then they must look glowing not drab, whether the metals themselves are silver, tin, nickel, brass, copper, iron, gilded, or a mix..



Vinegar? Salt? Lemon juice? silver dip? detergent? woolwash? ultrasonic?… Continue

Added by Stefany Tomalin on October 16, 2010 at 7:37 — 7 Comments

BEAD AND JEWEL TOUR OF MOROCCO SPRING 2011

We are currently planning the itinerary for our spring bead tour.

Details will be posted very soon.

Warm wishes

Sarah

Added by SARAH CORBETT on October 7, 2010 at 7:58 — 3 Comments

new aquisitions on my facebook page

http://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?pid=4955855&id=273435779353

please take a look at the latest additions

Thanks

Sarah

Added by SARAH CORBETT on October 6, 2010 at 17:21 — No Comments

just back from a wonderful trip to Marrakech.......

Pics to follow!!

Added by SARAH CORBETT on October 3, 2010 at 21:32 — 1 Comment

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