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Old ivory bangle. Dinka, Sudan

Old ivory bangle. Dinka, Sudan

Old ivory bangle from the Dinka ethnic group of Sudan (it could be Anuak, Nuer or Shulluk). Excellent condition. Nice patina due to wear. Measures: 114 x 103 mm. Interior measures: 67,5 x 64 mm. Thickness: 14 mm. Weight: 131 grams. Price: $ 375 Contact: Roger – rogercu9@gmail.com  

Turkoman Silver and Gold Wash Pendant Carnelian Gem, Teke Tribe

Turkoman Silver and Gold Wash Pendant Carnelian Gem, Teke Tribe

  Turkoman Pendant made in the Teke tribal tradition. Hand-made silver; hand-applied gold wash; hand-cut carnelian gemstone; all beaded wire applied by hand; all components joined by hand; traditional symbols of the tribal world-view inscribed by hand. The non-inscribed symbols are the basic design that makes up the whole ornament. The stylized ram’s horn symbols, the…

MOROCCAN SAHARAN/TUAREG ADORABLE SMALL SILVER SEMAINE SET, 7 BANGLES

Weight-34 grams. Size-about 2 1/4 inches in inner diamter. Price- $112.00, plus shipping. What wonderful traditional work on this set!  Unfortunately it is narrow so only some of you will be able to wear it. I guarantee that the work will astound you, and the silver is amost sterling quality. A semaine, semana or setla…

Solid silver OLOMI Afghanistan Turkmen (One of a Pair) cuff #3

Solid silver OLOMI Afghanistan Turkmen (One of a Pair) cuff #3

This is one of an almost IDENTICAL pair – only on very close examination, because they are hand hade, can you tell the difference in swirls and dots. Definitely not machine made! These date to the late 1800’s to early 1900s. PRICE IS FOR ONE. Buy the matching cuff separately. I will consider an offer…

Ear Rings from Himachal Pradesh, North India

Ear Rings from Himachal Pradesh, North India

A pair of Ear Rings Himachal Pradesh, North India Silver, coral Early 20th century, the closing is recent 8,5 grams, 4,5cm long Euro 110,00 For more ornaments please have a look at my website www.m-beste.de  

MIAO SILVER NECKLACE

MIAO SILVER NECKLACE

Miao silver necklace from the region of Gejiu in south Yunnan State, China. Period: mid 20° century. inner diam.: +/- 18 cm. weight: 294 gr. code: LAOA27. Price: SOLD, SORRY. For more information, please email me at didiergregoire03@gmail.com www.pili-piliethnics.com

Collier with Silver and Turquoise

Collier with Silver and Turquoise

Beautiful collier with Silver and Turquoise 301 grams Euro 680,00 Please ask for more information and pictures Please visit my website www.m-beste.de        

Ethiopian Falasha, Star of David Crosses

Ethiopian Falasha, Star of David Crosses

Here a collection of silver 70-8-/100 silver contents Falasha’s,star of david neckcrosses.  These Ethiopian crosses are quite rare and hard to find. In all my years that I collected the beautiful Ethiopian crosses I have only found a small number,9 pieces. And I will sell these only as a set.  they vary from 4 x…

Silver Ring

Silver Ring

Ring from Kinnaur, West Himalaya, North India Silver, hollow with very good repousse-work, two turquoise Inner diameter 18,5 mm, weight 6,04 grams Euro 160,00 If you want to buy this piece or need more information, please contact me at beste@t-online.de Please visit my website www.m-beste.de for more ornaments in gold or silver, as well as…

Beaded Rare Kuchi Anklets

Beaded Rare Kuchi Anklets

Nicely carved Beaded Kuchi Anklet. very rare. and almost very similar to Sindh valley anklets. this pair also again pointing towards how this Art Traveled around. this can be fitted to any size. the price is only US $ 25 for pair. for more detail please contact us at info@nooristanartgallery.com  

ANTIQUE MAGIC SQUARE MOROCCAN SAHARAN STERLING RING LARGE 9 3/4 S.

WEIGHT-14 grans. SIZE – across top is 1 1/4 by 1 1/4 inches aprox, Size is about 9  American size. – PRICE-144.00 plus shipping. can be sized. PLEASE EMAIL ME FOR ANY INFO AT MY EMAIL ADDRESS matthews_maggie@yahoo.com. A rare and excellent piece, solid and old sterling quality with no breakage, nice patina. Letters,  numbers…

OLD BLACK CORAL INDONESIAN BRACELETS

OLD BLACK CORAL INDONESIAN BRACELETS

Nice and attractive black coral bracelets from Indonesia Inner diameter around 8 cm each , easily worn as upper arm bracelets 70 Euros each or 120 Euros for both world wide shipping included   Any further questions contact me at tingitane@hotmail.com  

SOLID SILVER MOROCCAN TUAREG OLD TESBIH/PRAYER BEADS W CORAL

Weight- 87 grams.  Size-about 20 inches long.  Price- $248.00. A fine piece, solid silver, sterling quality, with old coral.  Nice wear on the silver beads. Comes from Mauretania, I believe, or the Moroccan Sahara. If you would like to contact me for more photos or information, please email me at matthews_maggie@yahoo.com.  If you would like…

Silver star and garnet Tuareg khomeissa necklace

Silver star and garnet Tuareg khomeissa necklace

A classic Tuareg khomeissa necklace in pure silver and strung with vintage garnets. Comes with matching earrings. Made recently but a very old Tuareg design. Made in Agadez, Niger Length 17 inches/43cms length of central pendant 1.5 ins or 4cms weight 30grams £160.00

A beautiful creation by Rashantha of Kadambari Jewels

A beautiful creation by Rashantha of Kadambari Jewels

Three antique Yemeni Amulets. with sponge coral and bone beads $550 ( US Dollars) This is a charity sale details of the event you are supporting with your purchase can be seen here  Please e mail     rashantha.devanesan@gmail .com    to make a purchase.  

Antique Yemen Silver Inlay Black Coral Prayer Beads

Antique Yemen Silver Inlay Black Coral Prayer Beads

  Black coral is the gemstone used for inlay with Ottoman Empire quality silver in a shop in Istanbul before the Turkish revolution. Modern look-alikes have been revived in Turkey recently, but this is a genuine survivor from long ago, collected in Yemen. Lois Sherr Dubin in her well-respected book The History of Beads calls this…

Heavy Silver Bracelet

Heavy Silver Bracelet

Heavy bracelet from Rajasthan Silver, 184 grams Inner diameter 6,5cm 19/20th century The peak on the bracelet looks like the roof of a typical pavilion in a Rajasthani palace Euro 580,00 If you want to buy this piece or need more information, please contact me at beste@t-online.de Please visit my website www.m-beste.de for more ornaments…

MIEN SILVER AND CLOISONNE NECKLACE

MIEN SILVER AND CLOISONNE NECKLACE

Mien (or Yao) silver carnelian and cloisonné enamel necklace Origine: North Laos (Golden Triangle) Period 20 ° century Lenght: 54 cm Weight: 61 gr code: LAOA04 Price: on request for more information, please email me at didiergregoire03@gmail.com www.pili-piliethnics.com  

A beautiful Silver Necklace from Rajasthan, India

A beautiful Silver Necklace from Rajasthan, India

Silver Necklace from Rajasthan, India Length 43cm, weight 66 grams Please ask for more information or pictures Thank you for visiting my website www.m-beste.com

TIBETAN SILVER AND CONCH SHELL PENDANT

TIBETAN SILVER AND CONCH SHELL PENDANT

Tibetan silver and sacred conch shell pendant. period: early 20° century. 8,4 cm X 4,7 cm weight: 54 gr code: TIBA74 price: SOLD, sorry. for more information, please email me at didiergregoire03@gmail.com www.pili-piliethnics.com

Kondh Brass and Glass Bead Necklace – Mid 20th c. Andhra Pradesh or Orissa

Kondh Brass and Glass Bead Necklace – Mid 20th c. Andhra Pradesh or Orissa

Price : 350 € ( 380 USD – 267 GBP) plus shipping at cost Mid 20th century, multi-strand glass and brass necklace. This is a rare, collectable necklace. Necklace made of tiny glass beads (the red ones have a white heart), and eight bronze beads. Worn by a woman of the Kondh tribal group of…

Hollow old iranian silver beads

Hollow old iranian silver beads

Two very old iranian vintage silver beads. Very nice old silver patina. In one of them there’s still a small turquoise cabochon bead, the other ones are missing.  They measure aprox. 2 cm wide (1″) They two together weight 15 gr.  Rare beads difficult to find. Price 50,00 € If you are interested please contact…

Necklace by Faouzi

Necklace by Faouzi

Camel bone with silver crosses, very old silver coins and coral £300 + insured shipping Please contact info@faouzidesigns.com

UNUSUAL VINTAGE MOROCCAN SILVER HAMSA, STAMPED,SIMPLE,PLAIN DESIGN

WEIGHT-9.7GRAMS. SIZE – 2 inches long. Price- $27.00, plus shipping. Rare hamsa design with no engraving at all on either side, simple and plain and ready to wear on a thong or chain that we will provide for free. PLEASE EMAIL ME FOR ANY INFO AT MY EMAIL ADDRESS matthews_maggie@yahoo.com. a 6 28 16

Ethiopian, Jimma/Wollega silver beads necklace

Ethiopian, Jimma/Wollega silver beads necklace

This  is a slightly smaller bead version of the previous one, but than made up of only silver beads. It goes very well in combination with the previous one, on by itself. It measures 94 cm and can be worn twice around the neck. The price is Euro 400,00 For more info pelase contact: shebastreasures650@gmail.com

Antique Silver Necklace from HImachal Pradesh, Northern India

Antique Silver Necklace from HImachal Pradesh, Northern India

Antique Silver Necklace from HImachal Pradesh, Northern India Strung on a silver chain Length 45cm, weight 40 grams Please ask for more information or pictures Thank you for visiting my website www.m-beste.com

YEMEN ANTIQUE IVORY, CORAL PRAYER BEADS(TESBIH),CRUDE AND SIMPLE

Weight-89 grams. Size-about 34 inches long. Price- $498.00, plus shipping. Very rare with lovely worn old coral spacers and roughly formed super-old ivory beads. Something to collect now- most likey from Yemen. If you would like to contact me for more photos or information, please email me at matthews_maggie@yahoo.com. If you would like to buy…

Solid silver Rajasthan India hinged bangle fabric base

Solid silver Rajasthan India hinged bangle fabric base

This beautiful, old, original solid silver cuff is from the tribal women of Rajasthan, India. The silver beads are each securely attached to the base of woven or knotted cotton, with a very sturdy original pin clasp. Very comfortable to wear, and easy to put on and off. A wonderful statement piece, and as these…

Old silver and coral tibetan earrings

Old silver and coral tibetan earrings

Extraordinary old tribal earrings from Tibet. They are made of silver and big coral beads. Small turquoise beads are set on the upper part of the earrings. These are old and worn earrings. The earrings are 8,5 cm high (3,35 in). The bigger coral beads have a diameter of 1,6 cm (0,63 in). The gauge…

NECKLACE VARIED ANTIQUE JEWISH-MADE SILVER, BRASS TALISMANS,MOROCCAN

WEIGHT- GRAMS. SIZE -3 cm by 3cm about an inch, or varying… Price- $31.00 each or $349.00 for all, a saving of about $40.00, plus shipping. Super-old Jewish made brass and silver talismans from new Tafraoute in the Souss. Getting very rare. A selection of unusual pieces in various conditions but all fully functional. PLEASE…

Ancient Iranian Faience Beads with Ancient Faceted Carnelian

Ancient Iranian Faience Beads with Ancient Faceted Carnelian

  This ancient Iranian faience bead string includes several newer beads, such as the four shiny perfectly round red carnelian beads and the likewise shiny round black obsidian or glass beads. The intriguing hand shaped bicone and multi-facted carnelian beads and the many old faience beads are the typical blue and white of Afghan-Iranian bead manufacture…

Antique Yemen Silver Filigree Mini Crown Coral Beads

Antique Yemen Silver Filigree Mini Crown Coral Beads

A Bawsani bead worked in the finest antique silversmith work in early 1900’s Yemen perches atop a miniature crown . This piece is actually an antique temple ornament worn on the woman’s head covering attached just above ear level, hence the name temple ornament. It now hangs on a modern oxidized metal chain after it…