Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

ALEKSANDR EMELIANOV
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  • Russian Federation
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Armenian belt, Trabzon, Ottoman Empire, before 1915

"Hello, thank you for your question, this belt have a Hallmarks of Ottoman empire and such kind of jewelry was making there by Armenian jewellers. It was attributed by the help of specialists from Russian Ethnography Museum."
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Armenian belt, Trabzon, Ottoman Empire, before 1915

"Very beautiful belt with an unusual buckle. I love it and I am curious: what makes you say it is Armenian?"
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Kashmiri Hairpendant

"very nice, thank you for posting"
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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
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Afghan Amulet

"Thank you, I`ll be glad to see your collection indeed!"
Jul 8
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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
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Afghan Poppy Earrings

"Great thanks for your comments! I love it too"
Jul 8
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Afghan Amulet

"Dear Aleksandr; This is a fabulous amulet. Having seen quite many of them, this piece has one of the nicest engravings! You can see my piece (which are two combined necklaces with such amulets) on this site. Congratulations on a very beautiful find…"
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Afghan Poppy Earrings

"Wonderful - very unusual earrings - I just love the Swat jewelry! With kind regards. Peter"
Jul 8
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Afghan Hairclips

"Wonderful and so well described/documented - Congratulations Aleksandr! Peter"
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Afghan Hairpendant

"Dear Aleksandr. This is a beautiful piece - Congratulations! Peter"
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"Thank you and welcome to the site. I hope you enjoy the photo archives and all the other things on the site. Thelma"
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Central and Middle Asia, North Africa, Middle East, Ottoman Empire

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

Posted on July 8, 2017 at 7:30 0 Comments

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…

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At 15:21 on July 6, 2017, Thelma said…

Thank you and welcome to the site. I hope you enjoy the photo archives and all the other things on the site. Thelma

 
 
 

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