Ethnic Jewels

An appreciation of ethnic jewellery and adornment

Élisabeth Parent
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Yemeni silver hirz necklace?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cordelia Donohoe 24 minutes ago. 3 Replies

I just bought this necklace from a woman on a classifed ads, but she did't knew very much about it. She said it was berber, and that she had it from a jeweller in Spain. I made some research and…Continue

 

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Cordelia Donohoe replied to Élisabeth Parent's discussion Yemeni silver hirz necklace?
"Those round beads are very finely made. Congratulations. Interesting Thelma that you can pinpoint the town! Many thanks."
24 minutes ago
Élisabeth Parent replied to Élisabeth Parent's discussion Yemeni silver hirz necklace?
"Thank you very much Thelma, I'll try to get that book to know more about it!"
Aug 13
Thelma replied to Élisabeth Parent's discussion Yemeni silver hirz necklace?
"A very beautiful old necklace  ..... and yes, you are right.... It comes from Yemen ... from the town of Ibb in the southern mountains. A picture of a similar set of beads can be found on page 130, in Marjorie Ransom's book 'Silver…"
Aug 13
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Yemeni silver hirz necklace?

I just bought this necklace from a woman on a classifed ads, but she did't knew very much about it. She said it was berber, and that she had it from a jeweller in Spain. I made some research and found that it is probably from Yemen. I tried to search any info about the beads, but could'nt find that exact pattern.The necklace is pretty big and heavy, it weighs more than 500 grams. The big oblong case measures 10 cm and the beads at least 4 cm long. There appears to be gold washed at some…See More
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Which types of jewellery especially interest you?
Berber
Jewels from which regions interest you?
North Africa, Yemen

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Created by Cordelia Donohoe Apr 10, 2017 at 4:03pm. Last updated by Cordelia Donohoe Apr 17.

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Yemeni silver hirz necklace?

Started by Élisabeth Parent in Discussions. Last reply by Cordelia Donohoe 24 minutes ago. 3 Replies

Moroccan Berber neccklace

Started by Wellens Willy in Discussions. Last reply by Cordelia Donohoe Aug 3. 3 Replies

Any help identifying this please

Started by Mark Wyndham-Jones in Discussions. Last reply by Cordelia Donohoe May 1. 2 Replies

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