Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

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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

Bracelets, Dagestan

Posted by Rai Ismail on April 15, 2017 at 16:00 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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Jamey D. Allen replied to Edwina Williams's discussion Tibetan red amber
"Hello Edwina, You wrote "red coral" twice in your message—though we are discussing amber. (!). It is very true that many products, particularly for the wealthy, came to Tibet from China.  As an aside, even turquoise was largely…"
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Edwina Williams replied to Edwina Williams's discussion Tibetan red amber
Oct 4
Jamey D. Allen replied to Mary Ellen Kramer's discussion G. Liese necklace?
"Here we are years later.  I have created a FaceBook Group for The Bead Museum, to honor Gabrielle Liese.  It can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1581060785530402/ Attached is a photo from 1999, the day that The Bead…"
Oct 4
Jamey D. Allen replied to Edwina Williams's discussion Tibetan red amber
"Hello Edwina, The use of amber, particularly red amber, as a Tibetan prayer strand would be very uncommon.  Though it it certainly not impossible, strands such as you show are more likely to be Chinese. They might be worn by Buddhists; or…"
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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. 0 Replies

Tibetan red amber

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

G. Liese necklace?

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

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