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Solid silver Turkoman Afghanistan 25g collectible cuff  #5

Solid silver Turkoman Afghanistan 25g collectible cuff  #5

This beautiful, old, original solid silver cuff is from the OLOMI people of Turkmenostan. It is hand made an delicately incised with a floral pattern. The silver is flexible enough to fit over any wrist, yet is snug enough not to fall off. A wonderful statement piece, and as these are getting more difficult to…

Tunisian silver necklace

Tunisian silver necklace

Price : 137 € (156 USD – 98 GBP) plus shipping at cost An authentic traditional Tunisian ethnic silver necklace . Amulets associated with coral beads are lucky charms. Composition of this ethnic jewel ◈ Silver chain with flat links traditional Tunisian jewelry ◈ 3 Coral Beads ◈ 3 small silver amulets ◈ AT the center…

OLD SILVER BRACELET FROM GUJARAT

OLD SILVER BRACELET FROM GUJARAT

Traditional amazing high quality silver bracelet from Gujarat and Rajasthan in India. (inner diameter: 6 cm / outside diameter: 10,5 cm). Weight: 278 gr. Early 20° century. Ref. “A world of bracelets” by Anne van Cutsem, ed. Skira, page 188. Code: RAJA315. Price: SOLD, SORRY. For more information, please email didiergregoire03@gmail.com

Heavy silver bracelet

Heavy silver bracelet

Price : 132 € ( 147 USD – 97 GBP) plus shipping at cost Heavy silver bracelet. Beautiful jewelry to wear or collect. ◈ openwork silver bracelet high grade. It is mounted on a hinge which can be opened. The closure employs a pin. The openwork was conducted following the procedure of interrasile that is…

Pair of earrings – pendants to share – friendship necklace – vintage Laos earrings – Hmong tribe – collectible jewelry – women adornment

Pair of earrings – pendants to share – friendship necklace – vintage Laos earrings – Hmong tribe – collectible jewelry – women adornment

Price : 58 € ( 66 USD – 43 GBP) plus shipping at cost I offer this magnificent pair of traditional earrings made and worn by ethnic Hmong from Laos. As, these collectible earrings are may be not suitable to our ears, I suggest you wear them as pendants. A pair of pendants to share…

Silver enamel Goulimine cross

Silver enamel Goulimine cross

This is an extraordinary big Berber silver pendant called Goulimine cross, from South Marrocco. The quality of the silver is great and it has beautiful green and ocher enamel. It needs some cleaning though! It was glued on leather and the string is also made of leather, with some beautiful glass beads attached. This type…

Old Karen earplugs earrings

Old Karen earplugs earrings

Beautiful old silver earplugs from the Karen tribes living in the golden triangle hills on the borden of Laos, Thailand and Myanmar. They have to be wear on extended earlobes holes. The diameter of the earplugs is 2,7 cm (1,06 in). The gauge of the part of the earplus that goes through the earlobe holes…

ANTIQUE KNOBBY MOROCCAN SAHARAN/TUAREG FINE SILVER CLASP BRACELET

Weight-82 grams. Size-about 2 1/3 inches in inner diameter. Price- $219.00, plus shipping. h 31 12 14 A good deal on an antique piece ( the larger the granulated balls, the older the piece, in general) in good silver, tarnished but will polish up if you want, no flaws or repairs, totally authentic Saharan style….

Earplugs “thuria” from Assam, India

Earplugs “thuria” from Assam, India

Pair of ear ornaments (thuria) from Upper Assam, India Gold, Email, Rubies, Wax. 19th century, 20cm high, Diameter of the flower 15mm. Perfect condition, all the little stones are there, the enamel is well preserved, You find them in W. Ganguly-Earrings,Ornamental Identity and Beauty in India,   on page 60/61 Please visit my website www.m-beste.de

Antique Western Yomud Gilded Embossed Amulet Containing Prayers

Antique Western Yomud Gilded Embossed Amulet Containing Prayers

Antique Western Yomud Gilded Embossed Amulet Containing Prayers This is one of the most beautiful amulets in my collection. It is a bearer of legends of the Turkmen. First the fact that in the Yomoud tribe this flat rectangle served the purpose that the cylindrical bozbend served in the Tekke tribe. This shape accommodated a…

PAIR OF OLD SILVER BRACELETS FROM RAJASTHAN

PAIR OF OLD SILVER BRACELETS FROM RAJASTHAN

Pair of old rigid silver bracelets from Rajasthan decorated with nice geometrical patterns. Inner diameter: 5,5 cm & 5,4 cm. Weight: 122 gr & 94 gr. Early 20° century. Code: RAJA239. Price: on request. For more information, please email me at didiergregoire03@gmail.com www.pili-piliethnics.be

Engraved silver eguru tuareg necklace from Niger

Engraved silver eguru tuareg necklace from Niger

Very escarce and difficult to see necklace from the tuareg people of Niger. I bought it there some years ago. The central pendant  measures 7 cm in the longest side (2,75 “). The string (without the pendant  is 60 cm long (23,6”).  There are also some  typical tuareg silver beads and beautiful round black glass…

13 OLD CONUS SHELL SLICES / TRADE BEADS. Berber, MOROCCO

13 OLD CONUS SHELL SLICES / TRADE BEADS. Berber, MOROCCO

A collection of thirteen old conus shell slices used in south Morocco as hair adornment, part of traditional necklaces and talismans. Also used as trade bead and currency. Selected beads of extra flat shape, beautiful patina and wear. Since prehistory shells have been widely appreciated in south Morocco and Mauritania were had been cutted and…

Antique Hadrami small silver bracelet from Yemen.

Antique Hadrami small silver bracelet from Yemen.

  Lovely and rare antique bracelet from the East Yemen, the Hadramout region. The bracelet dates form the ealry XX century and it was sourced in my last trip around the Wadi Do´an area in 2009. It certainly belonged to a woman with thin wrists or a child.   The Hadramout region is  well known  for the use of…

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…

Old Karen bone necklace

Old Karen bone necklace

Old bone beads necklace, worn by the Karen one of the tribes living on the hills in the border between Myanmar, Laos and Thailand. The bone beads have an extraordinary old patina. The average size of the beads is 5 cm long (1,96 in). The necklace is 90 cm long (35,43 in) . It weights…

Golden Earrings from Rajasthan, India

Golden Earrings from Rajasthan, India

A pair of golden Earrings, 23ct, from Rajasthan, India 9,6 grams; about 3cm high early 20th century For more items please have a look at my website www.m-beste.de BNOE

PRECIOUS PR MOROCCAN BERBER SILVER ENAMEL TAFRAOUTE CLASP BRACELETS

Weight-158 grams. Size-2 1/4 inches in inner diameter. Price- $282.00, plus shipping. A hard-to-find matching pair, with original chains and most of the coins (we can supply the missing coins for very little if you want), and very light-colored but not broken enamel in the Tafraoute design. Something to wear, in great shape for wearing…

Venice beads – gorgeous necklace – african trade beads – collectible beads – red dotted beads – newly strung – exceptional jewelry –

Venice beads – gorgeous necklace – african trade beads – collectible beads – red dotted beads – newly strung – exceptional jewelry –

Price : 95 € ( 104 USD – 74 GBP) plus shipping at cost gorgeous necklace – african trade beads – An wonderfull collection of ancient venetian beads from the 19 century. Those beads have been collected in East Africa. They have been cherished, and protected. I strung them on a silk rope I have…

Solid silver OLOMI Turkoman Afghanistan collectible cuff  #1

Solid silver OLOMI Turkoman Afghanistan collectible cuff  #1

This beautiful, old, original solid silver cuff is from the OLOMI people of Turkmenistan. It is hand made an delicately incised with a floral pattern. The silver is flexible enough to fit over any wrist, yet is snug enough not to fall off. A wonderful statement piece, and as these are getting more difficult to…

Ethnic Jewellery and Adornment: Australia, Oceania, Asia, Africa

Ethnic Jewellery and Adornment: Australia, Oceania, Asia, Africa

Title: Ethnic Jewellery and Adornment: Australia, Oceania, Asia, Africa Author: Truus Daalder Photographs: Jeremy Daalder Editor: Joost DaalderISBN: 978-1-921394-28-7 Published by Ethnic Art Press, Adelaide, 2009 and Macmillan, Melbourne, 2009 First impression Price: refer to the Buy The Book page http://www.ethnicartpress.com.au/index.html

Necklace with Ethiopian Telsums

Necklace with Ethiopian Telsums

Lovely necklace with 7 lovely (top workmanship and good silver) telsums. These telsums are of the top rate,to differentiate check the edges of the boxes which are also decorated with granulate and rather smoothes (softened down). They are lovely to the touch..They have been separated with red glass,old trade beads(Tjechis), known in Ethiopia as Turkana…

22 ANTIQUE NATURAL AMBER beads. ø 11 to 20 mm. MOROCCO

22 ANTIQUE NATURAL AMBER beads. ø 11 to 20 mm. MOROCCO

A strand of twenty-two antique natural amber beads from Morocco. Weared. Good condition. Highly collectible and useful as jewelry supplies. Beads measures: ø 10,8 to 20,5 mm. Weigth: 25,7 gr. Strand measures: 15,4 cm. / 6 inches. Price: SOLD, THANK YOU. Shipping and handling: $7.00 Contact: Roger (rogercu9@gmail.com)

OLD MOROCCAN SAHARAN SILVER INLAID EBONY PRAYER BEADS,TESBIH

Weight- grams. Size-about 20 inches. Price- $89.00, plus shipping. A cute piece with no flaws, made by inlaying ebony with silver wire. A Tuareg/Mauretanian style. Somewhat old but in excellent shape. 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 this…

OLD SOLID SILVER ANKLETS FROM RAJASTHAN

OLD SOLID SILVER ANKLETS FROM RAJASTHAN

A huge pair of solid silver anklets (together 721 gr) from Rajasthan. This kind of old massive silver pieces are very rare nowadays. It has a very nice granulation and beautiful patina. This pair was collected in the 70’s by an Indian collector from Jaipur. This anklets can easily be worn as bracelets. They are…

Ethiopian Telsums,Wollo, side details

Ethiopian Telsums,Wollo, side details

This is the side details of the previous posted telsum. Just to show the love the silversmith puts into it to make it a beautiful piece.

OLD SILVER RING / PENDANT / HAIR ADORNMENT. SAHEL. Africa

OLD SILVER RING / PENDANT / HAIR ADORNMENT. SAHEL. Africa

This nice solid silver ring has different uses among the subsaharian tribal groups of the Sahel from Senegal to Chad (Fulani, Peul, Bororo, Tuareg…). They used it as a ring or pendant but the most common use is as hair adorment. See pages 173-175 in Africa Adorned by Angela Fisher.: max. ø 32,7 mm. Measures:…

Kohistan valley antique silver head pendant

Kohistan valley antique silver head pendant

Kohistan Valley Pakistan antique silver head pendant nicely carved and decorated with beautiful glass beads. very rare.total weight is 136 gram silver purity 85 percent guarenteed.price is USD $ 300 including world wide shipping. if anyone interested contact us at. ahmadzadran99@yahoo.com info@nooristanartgallery.com

Soft colors for this necklace made of collectible beads for african trade – delicate and very feminine jewelry on a hand braid silk rope

Soft colors for this necklace made of collectible beads for african trade – delicate and very feminine jewelry on a hand braid silk rope

Price : 41 € ( 45 USD – 31 GBP) plus shipping at cost This new made necklace is compound of vintage venetian beads, very rare, with soft colors. Red and white dotted beads. Those beads have been made in Italy – Venice- at least 100 years before and trade in Nigeria where they have…

Rare Tuareg ‘Tadnit’ necklace with silver pendant and beads with faceted black glass beads

Rare Tuareg ‘Tadnit’ necklace with silver pendant and beads with faceted black glass beads

A rare and good silver ‘tadnit’ necklace from old Tuareg tribes, probably the Kel Ewey of Niger. All the silver elements are silver most probably from Maria Teresa Thalers, coins traded into Africa. This a marvellous tribal piece, a classic design not easy to find of this age. It was collected from the village regions…

old tunisian silver necklace adorn with amulets

old tunisian silver necklace adorn with amulets

Price : 85 € ( 92 USD – 61 GBP) plus shipping at cost Features ◈ material : silver ◈ area : Tunisia ◈ culture : Berber ◈ weight : 56,1 g ◈ pendant length : 10 cm (3,94″) ◈ circle’s diameter : 5 cm (1,97″) ◈ chain’s lenght : 54 cm (21,26″) reference 376…

High grade silver egyptian necklace, Long Zar amulet necklace, faceted carnelian and silver, ethnic jewelry, tribal necklace, amulet necklace

High grade silver egyptian necklace, Long Zar amulet necklace, faceted carnelian and silver, ethnic jewelry, tribal necklace, amulet necklace

Price : 264 € (295 USD – 203 GBP) plus shipping at cost This gorgeous long necklace comes from an oasis from west Egypt in the Sahara may be Siwa oasis. It’s a very beautiful jewelry to wear, but it’s also a collectible jewelry because of its history. In fact it’s a Zar amulet. Zar…