Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

December 2011 Blog Posts (17)

Article on zar-ceremony

Hi all,

Just online: a new article on the use of amulets in the zar-ceremony in Egypt. It's an article that originally has been published in a Dutch magazine on art and antiques, and now has been republished online in Kunstpedia. Unfortunately for most of you,…

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Added by Sigrid van Roode on December 30, 2011 at 11:13 — 2 Comments

January Tour availability

I have one room become available for the January tour to Marrakech.

Please drop me a line if you are interested in joining us for the trip.

http://www.marrakech-riad.co.uk/marrakech-riad-papillon/hibiscus-room/

 

Jewels of…
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Added by SARAH CORBETT on December 27, 2011 at 12:06 — 1 Comment

Tours of Morocco with Sarah Corbett.....

 

Several of the members here have expressed an interest in a Feb / March trip....

I am considering making the next trip a little longer, and visiting two places,

Marrakech…

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Added by SARAH CORBETT on December 26, 2011 at 21:00 — 2 Comments

Season Greetings from the Desert *Happy Xmas*

                     ' Merry Xmas & Happy New Year 2012' 



                                     Ineke Hemminga

                           

                    Sahara-Art-Venture & TuaregJewelry …

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Added by Ineke Hemminga - Tuareg Jewelry on December 24, 2011 at 22:08 — No Comments

IT'S A GIFT IN THE SPIRIT OF GIVING!

 

 

JUST FOR YOU......the members of the ethnic jewels community!!!

A super Christmas gift to anyone who is dedicated enough to be checking the site at Christmas !

A massive 50% off any item from the Amazigh jewels page  on my website.  link…

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Added by SARAH CORBETT on December 24, 2011 at 17:00 — No Comments

Stopping posting before Christmas

I have suddenly realised that it is the 22nd (in Australia at any rate!), and that I have been doing a lot of posting here, with very little time for it now left, as I have a lot "on hand" (including research on English literature to complete fairly quickly). I wish to thank all those who have expressed their appreciation of my posts and private correspondence. Your support has been most heartening, and I am very grateful to those who express their appreciation for all the hard work Truus…

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Added by Joost Daalder on December 21, 2011 at 20:00 — 2 Comments

A post Xmas trip to Marrakech??

I will be hosting a trip to Marakech at the end of January/ start of February.

For those interested in joining us I am able to accommodate two additional persons.

We have use of a beautiful riad in the heart of Marrakech, and access to many exquisite jewel hunting opportunities.

The November trip was wonderful, and we enjoyed…

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Added by SARAH CORBETT on December 20, 2011 at 22:58 — No Comments

In regard to removing content from the site.

As creator of the site, I have decided that from today, if there are negative personal remarks made here they should be removed.

This is due to numerous complaints about the tone of some recent posts.

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT NEGATIVE PERSONAL POSTS WILL BE REMOVED.

ANY PERSON WHO CONTINUALLY MAKES NEGATIVE PERSONAL POSTS WILL BE ASKED TO STOP DOING SO BY PRIVATE MESSAGE

IF THIS IS NOT RESPECTED THE RESULT WILL BE REMOVAL FROM THE…

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Added by SARAH CORBETT on December 20, 2011 at 12:30 — No Comments

Latest good news re Truus Daalder's book *Ethnic Jewellery and Adornment*

Reaction from a happy buyer and reviewer:

"Once I had seen the book in person and talked to Truus and Joost, it was just inevitable that I would want to buy a copy for myself."

Christine Mole, reviewing the book on pp. 4-5 of the quarterly magazine *Connect*, issue 19, December 2011. For more info on the book please go to…

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Added by Joost Daalder on December 20, 2011 at 8:36 — No Comments

To us all!!

This forum is intended to be a community, a place which belongs to all of the members, It is purposely designed to be open to us all to post pictures, ideas, questions and information. And not a celebration of the opinions or the collection of the creator of the forum.

My hope when establishing the forum was to offer a platform for discussion and interaction, a place where everyone who wished to could share their interest/ love/ passion/ obession with Adormnments of all types and…

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Added by SARAH CORBETT on December 20, 2011 at 0:00 — 2 Comments

Vividtrading Christmas special deal of the day!!!

This item is on offer at half price exclusively to Ethnic Jewels members.....

 

DESCRIPTION: An extremely large Jewish Moroccan coin Silver Khamsa, with intricate engraving of the Rose of Essaouria  and wonderful patina

AGE: Antique 1930 – 1940

ORIGIN: Essaouria,…

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Added by SARAH CORBETT on December 4, 2011 at 21:52 — No Comments

Do you have a publication to sell??

I will be adding a publications page to the vividvault website.

If you would like to have a link added to the place to buy your book, please drop me a line.

There will be a fee of £10 per annum for the link.

1200 people visited the site this month!…

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Added by SARAH CORBETT on December 4, 2011 at 20:53 — No Comments

Bead wanted....

I am looking for a 16th century 7 layered chevron bead

around 30mm long and in good condition

drop me a line if you have one available please!

 

S x…

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Added by SARAH CORBETT on December 3, 2011 at 22:45 — No Comments

NEW ARTICLES PAGE

http://ethnicjewels.ning.com/forum/categories/articles/listForCategory

 

this link will take you to our new articles page,

This will I hope become a great resource for the study of Adornment.

 

I have taken a few of the articles from the site, and posted them here.

If anyone would like to add to the page please do so. the process is simple, and just like adding a…

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Added by SARAH CORBETT on December 3, 2011 at 22:02 — No Comments

The Signet Seals of Pre-Literate Early Bactria-Margiana

by Anna Garner

Still no actual alphabetic messages have been found on a single artifact excavated from or picked up from the surface of one of the sites of the Bactria-Margiana Archeological Complex.   Geographically, the more or less agreed upon boundaries of this area would be Southern Turkmenistan, Eastern Iran and most of Afghanistan reaching over to the Indus Valley in what is now Pakistan.  The time frame of the most significant cultural items produced by these migrating…

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Added by Anna Garner on December 3, 2011 at 21:30 — No Comments

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