Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

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Hello

Posted by omar aleryani on December 30, 2019 at 16:00 2 Comments

May need help

Posted by Voodooschaaf on July 9, 2018 at 13:27 1 Comment

beads from Guinea-Bissau

Posted by Patty C. Rice on March 2, 2018 at 21:30 2 Comments

New Books on Tunisian Jewelry

Posted by Edith D on October 6, 2017 at 4:08 16 Comments

Berber facial tattoos

Posted by Cordelia Donohoe on August 8, 2017 at 11:49 2 Comments

In Memory of C'est Magnifique

Posted by Edith D on May 18, 2017 at 7:00 3 Comments

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Join this informal and friendly forum to learn about, show and discuss traditional and vintage ethnic jewels and textiles - age, provenance, region. Do ask any questions you have by uploading a photo or a discussion. We have a massive searchable data base of over 20,000 images in the gallery to support your research. If you add your own photos to the site, please tag them so that others can use them for research too.

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Mark Gilbertson commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
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Double Row Marriyah Necklace - Sur-Oman

"To die for. This one totally rules."
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Mark Gilbertson commented on Javaid Iqbal's photo
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Mark Gilbertson commented on Javaid Iqbal's photo
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Mark Gilbertson commented on Pat Rodriguez's photo
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Great Kabylia-Algeria (Beni Yenni

"Oh my God, what fantastic work, and I love that clasp!"
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Mark Gilbertson commented on Pat Rodriguez's photo
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Great Kabylia-Algeria (Beni Yenni

"Gorgeous. Love the texture, large granulation, bright colors, and overall heft."
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Mark Gilbertson commented on Pat Rodriguez's photo
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Indonesia Ikat Coat

"Love the brooch and the colors of the coat."
12 hours ago
Mark Gilbertson commented on Ahmad Hussein's photo
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Oman silver necklace

"Outstanding, exemplary work."
19 hours ago
Mark Gilbertson commented on Kathleen McCabe-Elsey's photo
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Mark Gilbertson commented on Peter Hoesli's photo
yesterday
Mark Gilbertson commented on Frankie Carter's photo
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Jantar necklace Middle Hills Nepal(Detail).

"Gorgeous heft, cast, and color."
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Mark Gilbertson commented on howah's photo
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Antique Balkan choker

"Love it. Plenty of old world gypsy charm."
yesterday
Mark Gilbertson commented on howah's photo
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uzbek amulet necklace

"Very beautiful work."
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Mark Gilbertson commented on Mustafa J. Salem's photo
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DSC_0468 Old Libyan amulet in high quality silver.

"I love the substantiality, or heft, of this piece, as well as the texture of the casting."
yesterday
Mark Gilbertson commented on Son of Hmong's photo
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hmong jewerly of Qiandongnan

"Gorgeous piece. I love it!"
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Mark Gilbertson is now a member of Ethnic Jewels
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Kathryn Evans is now a member of Ethnic Jewels
Feb 13
Zareen Smith commented on Zareen Smith's photo
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Indian Silver Cuff Pair

"And unfortunately they are just a tiiiiiiny bit too small for me!  "
Feb 13
Zareen Smith commented on Zareen Smith's photo
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Nepali Floral Crescent/Torque

"I realize now that I should have kept this piece.  Ah well, live and learn!"
Feb 13
Zareen Smith posted photos
Feb 13
Zareen Smith commented on Zareen Smith's album
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Siwa Silver Cuff

"Since I posted these photos I have since learned that this cuff is from Libya and NOT Siwa!  My apologies for posting misinformation.  Unfortunately I was misinformed myself and henceforth will know the difference.  I learned of the…"
Feb 13

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Created by Cordelia Donohoe Apr 10, 2017 at 4:03pm. Last updated by Cordelia Donohoe Apr 17, 2017.

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I Need Help

Started by Donna Ingram-Parnell in Discussions Oct 7, 2019. 0 Replies

Tibetan red amber

Started by Edwina Williams in Discussions. Last reply by Jamey D. Allen Oct 6, 2019. 3 Replies

G. Liese necklace?

Started by Mary Ellen Kramer in Discussions. Last reply by Jamey D. Allen Oct 4, 2019. 20 Replies

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