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October 2013 Blog Posts (4)

New Moroccan Faux Amber Bead Necklaces

Since I recently read about a new class of faux amber beads from Morocco, I have been looking forward to seeing them in real life.

This past weekend I attended the Bead Society Bazaar in Los Angeles, and one of my friends who sells beads had several necklaces of these beads.  (I am assuming these are the same as those being discussed, since I have not seen these beads before.)  Although I thought they were expensive, I was interested in buying a necklace, and selected the one that was…

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Added by Jamey D. Allen on October 29, 2013 at 5:27 — 8 Comments

AN ARTICLE ON THE JEWELLERY & COSTUMES OF THE DARD ARYANS OF THE HIMALAYAS

This article is one of the series of blog articles from a recent trip to a small Aryan Dard settlement in the Himalayas.

The population of this group is less than 5000 so this is a vanishing culture.

A very humble and simple group of people with spectacular costumes and jewelry.…

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Added by Jaina Mishra on October 28, 2013 at 12:13 — 9 Comments

concerning my picture of 2 necklaces from Sarawak-

colourful necklaces worn everyday in Sarawak -these were seen around the neck of a Kelabit cafe owner in Bario, a north Sarawak village where they live in longhouses, grow rice and pineapples, with an airstrip in this jungle mountain area.
the beads are a mixture of old traded heirloom beads and recent versions made in Java.
i just came home from a bead conference in Sarawak, Borneo.

Added by Stefany Tomalin on October 27, 2013 at 6:31 — No Comments

Fossil Amber a developing story ................

The story of Fossil Amber reaches back though time to prehistory.

The latest chapter in this story is a most interesting development.

I would like to open up a dicussion for us all to add our awarenesses at this pivotal time in regard to Amber bead trade in North Africa.

My Observations are…

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Added by SARAH CORBETT on October 7, 2013 at 8:51 — 21 Comments

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