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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Eva Baby commented on berberia's photo
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Cordelia Donohoe commented on Cordelia Donohoe's photo
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Tuareg veil weights silver, Niger

"Thanks Eva I think they are special. These were bought from an antique dealer in Agadez, Niger. Who had a shop right by the famous mosque."
Wednesday
Eva Baby commented on Cordelia Donohoe's photo
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Tuareg veil weights silver, Niger

"Love the Tuareg veil weights,  beautiful in silver. I have some of mixed material.  As they are usually quite big, to have them in silver is expensive. "
Wednesday
Eva Baby commented on berberia's photo
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Eva Baby commented on berberia's photo
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Mauritanian silver beads

"Beautiful!!!!  "
Wednesday
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Ethiopian Silver Pearl

it was sold as Harar silver pearl, big (4.5 cm length), good silver, old (on one side a soldered break).the shell parts do not belong to this item but are from Southern Ethiopia.
Wednesday
Toya commented on Linda Pastorino's photo
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silver cuff colletion

"The patina on these is lovely."
Wednesday
Toya commented on Linda Pastorino's photo
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Linda Pastorino commented on Linda Pastorino's photo
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Khiva necklace close

" Hi Thelma, this is large but not huge and is wearable .  The pendant is five inches high and four inches across.  if you go on my pinterest you can see it better full piece.. for some reason the photo was getting oddly compressed. i…"
Jun 18
Thelma commented on Linda Pastorino's photo
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Khiva necklace close

"This is impressive Linda. Is this one of those huge necklaces? What are the dimensions of the pendant?"
Jun 18
Linda Pastorino posted photos
Jun 18
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Khiva necklace close

detail of the pendant of a large necklace from Khorezm late 19th/ early 20th c
Jun 18
Linda Pastorino posted photos
Jun 18
Pam is now a member of Ethnic Jewels
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Sandi Wattik Broadway is now a member of Ethnic Jewels
Jun 12
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IVORY COASTWeights for measuring gold.
Jun 12
Cordelia Donohoe commented on Cordelia Donohoe's photo
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zulu beads_10

"Hi Thelma these are South East African beads seen here worn. Im not sure if they are Zulu or not, but they are very rare to find them so old. Found in London."
Jun 11
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