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

Silver in ethnic jewellery

Posted by Thelma on April 3, 2017 at 13:30 9 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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JoAnne Berke is now a member of Ethnic Jewels
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Cordelia Donohoe replied to Jacqui's discussion Identification of bib necklace
"Hi Jacqui, I would say that this is Indian. I will get some other opinions though."
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Jacqui replied to Jacqui's discussion Identification of bib necklace
"Hi Cordelia thankyou for your message, I have uploaded some more photos I hope they are clearer jacqui"
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Cordelia Donohoe replied to Reto Zehnder's discussion Origin of these vintage pendants
"Hi Reto have you tried the Facebook group? They should give you a better indication. They look Asian to me."
Mar 17
Cordelia Donohoe commented on Edith D's photo
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Gilt Silver Beads - Balinese

"These are definitely not Agrab al Fadda beads. They are lovely tho. Im posting a photo of aggrab al Faddas"
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Cordelia Donohoe commented on Rob Airaghi's photo
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"Hi there, can you please add some info about these pieces? Many thanks, Cordelia"
Mar 17
Cordelia Donohoe replied to Jacqui's discussion Identification of bib necklace
"Hi jaqui Great to hear from you. Can you please post some more photos of the necklace as it is hard to see as your profile pic as its very small. Many thanks Cordelia"
Mar 17
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Identification of bib necklace

Hi I wonder if anyone could help, I’ve recently tested this piece thinking it was silver but it tests as a high carat gold? It had markings on the necklace which I cannot make out, does anyone know anything about this particular type of jewellery
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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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Identification of bib necklace

Started by Jacqui in Discussions. Last reply by Cordelia Donohoe on Friday. 3 Replies

Origin of these vintage pendants

Started by Reto Zehnder in Discussions. Last reply by Cordelia Donohoe Mar 17. 1 Reply

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