Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

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Berber happenings keep unfolding in Paris!!!

Berber women of Morrocco


March 21 - July 20, 2014

The Fondation Pierre Bergé – Yves Saint Laurent is proud to announce the opening of its 21st exhibition, Berber Women of Morocco. It is an occasion not only to share the richness of the Amazigh civilization, but also to honor Berber women, to whom the Amazigh culture owes its…


Added by Alaa eddine SAGID on January 29, 2014 at 7:53 — 13 Comments

A wonderful online book on east african jewels

JOSE has unearthed an online book on east african jewels!


click here to domnload the book on your browser (PDF)


It might be the only reference book on the subject, rich with many a picture of jewelry and local people wearing it.


Written in Spanish and French


Happy reading



Added by Alaa eddine SAGID on November 8, 2013 at 14:30 — 3 Comments

Silver beads ID?

Does anyone know from were these delicacies come from?

Thanx very much

Added by Alaa eddine SAGID on April 4, 2012 at 20:20 — 10 Comments

Chinese silver hallmark ID ?

Any info on this hallmark found on this beautifully carved chinese (?) large necklace.

Thank you…


Added by Alaa eddine SAGID on March 23, 2012 at 19:57 — 1 Comment

!!!!Help!!!! Looking for coral pendants!!!!


I need for a some jewelry fixing some coral pendants of this kind.

Preferably from north africa but not mandatory!

Branch coral with silver mounting and bale in the maximum length of 4 cm and thickeness in proportion

So if you have got any that you don't use and  are ready to sell or swap or you stumble across some on offer on the net , please drop me a line.

Thank you… Continue

Added by Alaa eddine SAGID on August 13, 2011 at 17:08 — 11 Comments



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