Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

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In Memory of C'est Magnifique

Posted by Edith D on May 18, 2017 at 7:00 2 Comments

Bracelets, Dagestan

Posted by Rai Ismail on April 15, 2017 at 16:00 0 Comments

Silver in ethnic jewellery

Posted by Thelma on April 3, 2017 at 13:30 9 Comments

Natural vs Synthetic

Posted by IDenteco on March 11, 2017 at 13:32 0 Comments

wedding dress

Posted by Rai Ismail on February 21, 2017 at 7:00 2 Comments

Armenians and Valentine's day

Posted by IDenteco on February 12, 2017 at 20:32 2 Comments

Armenian symbol of eternity

Posted by IDenteco on January 17, 2017 at 19:52 0 Comments

Introduction to Armenian jewellery

Posted by IDenteco on December 27, 2016 at 20:35 0 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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Profile IconANKE MICHELE STOBRAVA and Heidi Armbruster joined Ethnic Jewels
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Wellens Willy posted a discussion

Moroccan Berber neccklace

Eighty-four Mediterranean coral beads, 5 – 19 mm, deep reddish-dark orange colour, silky glowing patina, black pocket-marks. Twelve amazonite beads, 10-14 mm. Mustard-yellow and green enamelled Hirz silver amulet box, H 45 x L 54 x D 6 mm. Two small silver beads. Strong on double red (nylon?) cord.Weight: 243 g. I guess authentic old beads and Hirz-amulet but restrung. All comments most welcomeSee More
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Betsy Foos posted a photo

Penca de Balanganda

This was tested by a Jewler and it tested 14k and 18k gold. Does anyone know more about it?Thanks
Jul 15
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Ethiopian Silver Pearl

"I guess these beads travel, Eva. It's very beautiful and I rememeber that the price was good (I was looking at it as well :-)).  Hope you are doing well these days.... Best wishes, betty"
Jul 14
Betsy Foos is now a member of Ethnic Jewels
Jul 14
ALEKSANDR EMELIANOV posted photos
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Madmac Design posted a status
"Madmac Design:Handmade Costume Jewellery UKRead more-http://www.madmacdesigns.co.uk"
Jul 14
ALEKSANDR EMELIANOV posted photos
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Lynn Lajoie is now a member of Ethnic Jewels
Jul 11
Eva Baby commented on Eva Baby's photo
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Ethiopian Silver Pearl

"It seems this is a bead from  Afghanistan, Baluch, and not Ethiopian.  It was sold to me as Ethiopian by a seller who only sells African stuff. Am quite disappointed, but wanted to put it right."
Jul 8
ALEKSANDR EMELIANOV posted a blog post

Old Tribal Torque "Ger". Kalash tribes, Swat-Chitral regions of Northen Pakistan - middle of 20-th century

Metal alloy, traditionally obtained by melting old jewelry and coins called in Afghanistan and Pakistan Alpaca (Alpaka) or Gillet (Gillit), consisting of Nickel, zinc, copper and tin in different proportions mixed with silver,forging, cast, chasing, engraved Insert - carnelian (probably was replaced ilater during the…See More
Jul 8
ALEKSANDR EMELIANOV commented on ALEKSANDR EMELIANOV's photo
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Afghan Amulet

"Thank you, I`ll be glad to see your collection indeed!"
Jul 8
ALEKSANDR EMELIANOV commented on ALEKSANDR EMELIANOV's photo
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Afghan Hairpendant

"Thank you! I have a large collection of Afghan Jewelry 19-20 centuries, here is several masterpieces fgom there"
Jul 8
ALEKSANDR EMELIANOV commented on ALEKSANDR EMELIANOV's photo
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Afghan Poppy Earrings

"Great thanks for your comments! I love it too"
Jul 8
Peter Hoesli commented on berberia's photo
Jul 8

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Moroccan Berber neccklace

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question

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Any help identifying this please

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