Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

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beads from Guinea-Bissau

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New Books on Tunisian Jewelry

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Berber facial tattoos

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In Memory of C'est Magnifique

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

Bracelets, Dagestan

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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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Mustafa J. Salem posted photos
Tuesday
Taco Meeuwsen commented on Vinay K's photo
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Naga Bangle

"I have a similar bronze Nagaland bracelet with a double layered spiked circle."
Sep 13
Taco Meeuwsen commented on Vinay K's photo
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Naga Bangle

"Would you consider this a self defense and or combat bracelet? In relation to other armbands, grieves and bracelets of the hill tribes."
Sep 13
Edwina Williams posted a discussion

Tibetan red amber

I am looking for information about these beads which I acquired in the Tibetan community of Dharamsala, India in 1973. They were said to be Tibetan red amber, and had been used for a Tibetan mala (rosary). There are 105 beads, almost 1/2 inch wide, and a few of them are opaque. They are very light.See More
Sep 9
Edwina Williams posted photos
Sep 9
Edwina Williams is now a member of Ethnic Jewels
Sep 9
karima salem posted a photo

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Libyan one
Sep 3
Susan Stem commented on Dana Lee's album
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Unkown origin of older tribal jewelry

"Hi Dana- The small piece in the upper left is a Hmong spirit lock, probably from Thailand of Laos; the large necklace is Turkoman- I have one similar piece, but without the coin pendants; not sure about the ring as detail not clear."
Sep 3
Stefany Tomalin is attending Cordelia Donohoe's event
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Tribal Fair London 19 at The Mall Galleries, The Mall, London, SW1

September 3, 2019 at 3pm to September 7, 2019 at 6pm
The Fair brings together many experienced reputable dealers, each a specialist in fine tribal art drawn from all corners of the globe. Every item offered for sale has been chosen for its quality and authenticity.See More
Sep 2
JoanieBlon posted a discussion

New Bracelet ~ Need Help in Identifying It!

I just purchased this lovely silver bracelet, which I suspect *may* be an "Aswareh Habbiyat" Palestinian bracelet, as it's similar in design to others crafted in Nablus, Palestine.  It is hallmarked 90% silver.  It almost appears to have stylized…See More
Sep 2
JoanieBlon is now a member of Ethnic Jewels
Sep 2
Stella is now a member of Ethnic Jewels
Aug 31
Reto Zehnder commented on Cordelia Donohoe's event 'Tribal Fair London 19'
"Please to meet you at the fair on Tuesday or Wednesday  Reto"
Aug 30
Reto Zehnder is attending Cordelia Donohoe's event
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Tribal Fair London 19 at The Mall Galleries, The Mall, London, SW1

September 3, 2019 at 3pm to September 7, 2019 at 6pm
The Fair brings together many experienced reputable dealers, each a specialist in fine tribal art drawn from all corners of the globe. Every item offered for sale has been chosen for its quality and authenticity.See More
Aug 30
Dana Lee posted photos
Aug 29
Cordelia Donohoe posted an event
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Tribal Fair London 19 at The Mall Galleries, The Mall, London, SW1

September 3, 2019 at 3pm to September 7, 2019 at 6pm
The Fair brings together many experienced reputable dealers, each a specialist in fine tribal art drawn from all corners of the globe. Every item offered for sale has been chosen for its quality and authenticity.See More
Aug 29
Profile IconDonna Segura and Infrangible joined Ethnic Jewels
Aug 28
Reto Zehnder posted a blog post

Omani shibghat and màkhnak necklaces

I just added one extraordinary gold plated shibgat necklace and 3 interesting màkhnak necklaces to my site: www.ethnicdesign.ch…See More
Aug 4
Reto Zehnder commented on Lanajnaj's photo
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COLLIER samt mukahal ARGENT VERSET CORAN OU DOS GRAVURE PROTECTRICE DJINN OMAN

"I have a similar one, you can watch it on my site. Item 03.01.120 on www.ethnicdesign.ch"
Aug 4
Konrad Siala posted a status
"Greetings friends! If anyone has some special Libyan items for sale, please do let me know. Kind regards to all. Konrad"
Aug 2

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