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Combination display of the 2 Jimma beads necklaces
Rare huge silver Berber khamsa – Berber amulet – Berber hand – Moroccan talisman – Moroccan amulet – sterling silver hand of Fatima khomsa

Rare huge silver Berber khamsa – Berber amulet – Berber hand – Moroccan talisman – Moroccan amulet – sterling silver hand of Fatima khomsa

Price : 285 € ( 325 USD – 230 GBP) plus shipping at cost Very rare khamsa – Hand of Fatima – silver engraved – large and pristine condition. An authentic Berber old amulet. Silver with an hallmark. Early to mid 20 th century. Collectible pendant. Features ◈ material : silver – a silver hallmark…

MAURETANIAN ANTIQUE SET EBONY,GEM PRAYER BEADS, SOME SILVER INLAY

Weight- 90 grams. Size-about 80 cm, 31.5 inches. Price- $142.00, plus shipping. A fine very old set, in good shape except the tip is worn with wear (but we can fix it if you want, looks ok as is though). Big fat old gems, agates, beads. Ebony black beads are handmade, some are inlaid with…

Ethiopian Fertitlity necklace

Ethiopian Fertitlity necklace

Ethiopian Fertility necklace.  Made of coin silver about70/100.  This necklace is worn in the Regions; Tigrai and Wollo and a simular one in Jimma.  Original fertility symbols. mostly strung with small glass beads and sometimes with silver beads between the symbols. This one has been restrung for strengthening and finished off with cone shaped silver…

Necklace with Silver, Carnelian and Lapislazuli

Necklace with Silver, Carnelian and Lapislazuli

Necklace with Carnelian, Lapislazuli and Silver Length 49cm Euro 120,00 Please visit my website www.m-beste.de

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…

Vintage Berber doves’ feet, antique Mediterranean coral and silver

Vintage Berber doves’ feet, antique Mediterranean coral and silver

A collection of varied designs of antique and vintage Berber doves’ feet amulets, antique barrel shaped Mediterranean coral, sterling beads, 18 ¾”, $595. CS-26.  To purchase please contact Victoria: vzrivers@ucdavis.edu www.victoriazrivers.com

Young Girls Traditional embroidered outfit, Hmong People, North Vietnam.

Young Girls Traditional embroidered outfit, Hmong People, North Vietnam.

Young girls among the Yao and Hmong of North Vietnam still wear a scaled down outfit similar to that worn by their mothers and Grandmothers. They grow hemp to spin, weave and dye with indigo prior to sewing and embroidering their new outfits. These days there is an increasing reliance on the sewing machine but…

Old Persian Etched Carnelian Fourteen Kt White Gold Ring Unique Design

Old Persian Etched Carnelian Fourteen Kt White Gold Ring Unique Design

This translucent true old carnelian is beautifully inscribed with religious sayings in Arabic, the religious language of the Moslem Persians.  The large letters say in Roman script: Allah Akbar, which means God is great. The smaller Arabic words say, ‘He is One God, the Eternal…,’ according to the curator at the British museum where there…

Authentic ancient Berber bracelet – Azbeg – Morocco – Moroccan adornment – collectible jewelry – museum quality – Ida Ou Semlal – Africa

Authentic ancient Berber bracelet – Azbeg – Morocco – Moroccan adornment – collectible jewelry – museum quality – Ida Ou Semlal – Africa

price : 230 € plus shipping at cost Arch-shaped silver bracelet with one large colored glass stone in high relief and attached by means of metal rivets, visible on the underside of the bracelet. A raised curvilinear decorative element, also affixed with rivets visible on the bracelet’s underside, defines each edge. Curvilinear green, yellow and…

Upper Arm Bracelet from the Yemen

Upper Arm Bracelet from the Yemen

Bracelet for the upper arm; Yemen Silver, 197 grams, inner diameter 8cm Euro 380,00 For more ornaments in gold and silver please visit my website www.m-beste.de Contact:  beste@t-online.de

MOROCCAN BERBER MASSA SOLID FINE STAMPED SILVER BANGLE

  Weight-68.5  grams. Size-about 2 2/3″ in inner diameter. Price- $202.00, plus shipping. A stunning piece of work, and all solid sterling quality silver, no flaws, repairs or breakage, and a nice wide size that even I can get on my hand! The Massa work, a sort of sun-burst design that incorporates a sort of…

Lapislazuli Necklace

Lapislazuli Necklace

Unpolished Lapislazuli from Afghanistan and silverbeeds from India. Length 47cm Euro 220,00 Please visit my website www.m-beste.de

Vintage articulated Tibetan cuff bracelet

Vintage articulated Tibetan cuff bracelet

Vintage wide (5cm) silver articulated Tibetan cuff bracelet handcrafted in the mid 20° century. It is made of high grade silver and turquoise, coral and amber inlay. The inner side of this bracelet has also turquoise inlay. Weight: 192 gr. Code: TIBA108. Price: sold, sorry. For more information, please email me at didiergregoire03@gmail.com www.pili-piliethnics.be  

Pair of Silver Bracelets from North Africa

Pair of Silver Bracelets from North Africa

A pair of silver bracelets from North Africa This type is found in Egypt and Tunesia, it is called asawir Early 20th century 211 grams, inside 6,5cm (adjustable), 4,5cm high Please ask for more information or pictures Thank you for visiting my website www.m-beste.com eiee

A beautiful creation by Rashantha of Kadambari Jewels

A beautiful creation by Rashantha of Kadambari Jewels

Berber enamelled elements from the Tafroute region of the Anti Atlas Mountains, mixed with old glass, silver and obsidian  to create this  beautiful necklace. priced at $585( 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…

Old MAURITANIAN NECKLACE w/. MORFIA, GARNET & CORAL. Moor, MAURITANIA

Old MAURITANIAN NECKLACE w/. MORFIA, GARNET & CORAL. Moor, MAURITANIA

Old genuine mauritanian necklace made with a Morfia flanked by a large garnet and a natural coral beads separated by small glass spacers. Stringed tiny coconut heishi beads and a simple clasp made with a blue glass bead completed the necklace. The morfia looks very weared but full of character and a lovely patina. It…

Silver Harrar Scroll box,Ethiopia

Silver Harrar Scroll box,Ethiopia

This Harrar scroll box, good coin silver.It is known as a Harrar box. It could have been used by christians as well as moslims. It measures 9.5 x 8.5 x 3 cm, without the bells and loops….so just the solid box and weighty. The filegree work has the strong  ancient design of the jewish silversmith…

Ancient Iranian Agate Beads in Bactrian Style

Ancient Iranian Agate Beads in Bactrian Style

Ancient Iranian Agate Beads in Bactrian Style These two quartz agates and one dark gray banded agate reveal the aesthetic sensibility of the proto-Iranian people. These were the inhabitants of settlements whose cultural products relate closely to the Bactrian culture in what is now Afghanistan. They once lived in what are now archeological sites with…

Triangular Silver Afghani Amulet from Syria with Blue and Red Settings and Hanging Charms

Triangular Silver Afghani Amulet from Syria with Blue and Red Settings and Hanging Charms

Antique Triangular Afghani Silver Pendant with Blue and Red Settings and Hanging Charms, which Rita purchased on her travels in Syria in the 1980’s. Hangs down 9″ with charms. Pendant itself is 3″ high. US$125.00 (on SALE: now $93.75). Free shipping in U.S. To purchase, please go to Pendant Item 049 at RitaOkrent.com. Thank you!  

PR OLD MOROCCAN BERBER TIZNIT FILIGREE SILVER BRACELETS W GLASS

WEIGHT- 166 BOTH GRAMS. SIZE -2 1/3 INCHES IN IINER DIAMETER. Price- $238.00.00 plus shipping. A matched pair (as they are always worn down here) of almost sterling silver filigree traditional Tiznit bracelets with clasps, stunningly decorated with loads of old cut glass as well as the original chains and pins and lots of organic…

Choker from India

Choker from India

Silver choker (hansli) from Rajasthan, India Silver Diameter 17cm, Weight 118 grams 20th century This choker was worn by women in Rajasthan Can be opened on the frontside Good condition Please visit my website www.m-beste.com for more items

NAGA CONCH SHELL NECKLACE

NAGA CONCH SHELL NECKLACE

Naga conch shell necklace origine: Kashin State ( NW Myanmar) period: mid 20° century lenght necklace: 64 cm lenght pendant: 14,5 cm weight: 260 gr code: DIV13 price: SOLD, sorry for more information, please email me at didiergregoire03@gmail.com www.pili-piliethnics.com

Combination display of the 2 Jimma beads necklaces

Combination display of the 2 Jimma beads necklaces

Genuine berber necklace with silver drops

Genuine berber necklace with silver drops

Price : 89 € ( 100 USD – 66 GBP) plus shipping at cost Genuine tunisian silver necklace. Simple, delicat, a very contemporain design, easy to wear for a discrete ethnic look. pristine condition Features weight : 56,1 g lenght : 42 cm (16,5″) reference 243 If you would like to contact me for more…

Old Berber tagemout necklace

Old Berber tagemout necklace

This is an spectacular berber necklace from the Western Anti-Atlas in Morrocco, with different kind of beads, all of them very significant for berber culture because of their prophilactic and protective meanings. The central piece is an old tagemout, an egg shaped silver bead decorated with filigree and enamel. This is a big example, measuring…

Silver Earrings from the Hmong, Northern Thailand

Silver Earrings from the Hmong, Northern Thailand

    Silver Earrings from the Hmong, Northern Thailand, Weight 41,4 grams. Very good condition, wearable. Euro 190,00 Please visit my website www.m-beste.de

FINE MOROCCAN BERBER CORAL NECKLACE,BIG BDS,UNDYED RED

WEIGHT- 91.8 GRAMS. SIZE -40 inches long, beads slightly less than 1/2 inch at the largest. Price- $670.00 plus shipping. Berber necklace with fine Tunisian coral, undyed and untreated, in nice shape with few flaws in the beads. Useful in itself or can be used for other jewelry. We can put sterlng fittings on it…

Old tribal bead necklace from the Chin people in Burma

Old tribal bead necklace from the Chin people in Burma

Multistrand Chin necklace (six strands) from the XIXth Century. The Chin, also known as the Kukis, sometimes as the Zomi, and in the state of Mizoram Mizo are a number of related Tibeto-Burman tribal peoples spread throughout the northeastern states of India, northwestern Burma, and the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. In Northeast India, they…

Silver Collier with Lapislazuli from India

Silver Collier with Lapislazuli from India

A beautiful big collier from Uttar Pradesh, Northern India Silver, Lapislazuli 159 grams Adjustable cottonstring closing Please ask for more information or pictures Thank you for visiting my website www.m-beste.com bbee

Old Yemeni Silver Earrings.

Old Yemeni Silver Earrings.

Beautiful pair of silver earrings with red coral decoration. This piece sourced from Sana’a, Yemen, has been made with two silver coins called Bukshas. These coins are from the Ruling time of Yahya bin Yahya when Yemen was a Kingdom. We appreciate the date of the coins 1382 Hegira, correspondent to the year 1962. High…

Rajasthani silver old amulet necklace, India

Rajasthani silver old amulet necklace, India

Extraordinary pendant in a yoni shape made with high grade silver from Rajasthan. The silver frame enhances the painting, representing a couple and protected by a glass.This pendand have been recently strung with cotton brown cord, but the pendant and the other silver beads are very old and quite worn. There are small silver bells…