Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

December 2015 Blog Posts (5)

Ethiopia bracelet?

... and another one, I just can't seem to find where this bracelet comes from. It seems like Ethiopia but if anyone knows more...

it has little stones ore something in it so it rattles when wearing. 

thanks,…

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Added by Anne Marie Eleveld on December 18, 2015 at 19:00 — 3 Comments

Tekke? how about the blue stones?

hi friends

recently I bought this bracelet. Seems Tekke / Turkmenistan, but I never saw them with blue stones. And, the stone doesn't really look like a stone, silvercolor shines through it. 

Anyone any idea about this bracelet? Where it is from, what the blue can be, age,.... I'm…

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Added by Anne Marie Eleveld on December 18, 2015 at 19:00 — 3 Comments

Need help to id this neckless.

Added by Sylvia Raatjes on December 17, 2015 at 11:21 — 3 Comments

Is this Amber?

Hi, I recently purchased a string of, supposedly, Victorian Amber beads (necklace). I was disappointed when they arrived to find the colour was more brown than orange, and they were not translucent at all. Rather, they are a solid brown colour and the texture to the beads is very crackled. I've included a photo. 

Can anyone tell me more about them?

Thanks,

Kim…

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Added by Kim on December 15, 2015 at 13:06 — 6 Comments

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