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Needle Container from Northern Thailand

Needle Container from Northern Thailand

Rare Needle Container from Northern Thailand Silver, 128 grams, total length 50cm This piece was worn on a belt; the container can be opened to put in needles for embroidery and stitching (they were quite expensive, because they had to be imported). The little box in the shape of a mango was probably for some…

Antique Rajasthani Silver Bangle Bracelet of Braided Wire, Filigree Floral Motif

Antique Rajasthani Silver Bangle Bracelet of Braided Wire, Filigree Floral Motif

  This antique silver bracelet made in a wide bangle style to fit over the hand and still stay on the wrist is made in one of the classic styles in that tradition. At the mention of Rajasthani tradition in the practical arts, we recall that it dates back a long while. A bit more than…

Silver Bangle from the Golden Triangle

Silver Bangle from the Golden Triangle

Silver bangle, worn by the hilltribes in the Golden Triangle 57 grams, inside 6,5 cm Please ask for more information or pictures Thank you for visiting my website www.m-beste.com erie

Naga Necklace

Naga Necklace

Price : 90 € ( 101 USD – 67 GBP) plus shipping at cost Authentic Naga necklace made of 9 pendants shell. The 9 pendants are engraved. A small orange glass bead separates each pendant. The closure is also carved into an old shell. reference 363 If you would like to contact me for more…

Necklace with Tibetan Agate

Necklace with Tibetan Agate

    Necklace with silver, Tibetan agate and pearls Length 46cm, 24 grams Euro 140,00 For more ornaments please have a look at my website www.m-beste.de

ANCIENT SILVER BRACELET FROM RAJASTHAN

ANCIENT SILVER BRACELET FROM RAJASTHAN

Ancient silver bracelet from Rajasthan showing 2 Makara heads. Makara is a mythological creature half mammal and half fish. In Sanskrit it means “Sea Dragon”. In Hindu mythology Makara is the vehicle of Ganga, Goddess of the river Ganges. Early 20° century. Weight: 71 gr Code: RAJA292 Reference: “A world of bracelets” by Anne van…

Fibula Pectoral Dades Valley

Fibula Pectoral Dades Valley

This rare and beautiful pectoral fibula was found on one of Sarah’s bead tours.  It was found in Ouzazoute, and is from the Dades Valley.   It’s worn on the head.  Weight 39g.  See A$2 coin for size.   Contact me at savanna@savannacaravan.com for more photos and price discussion. View on Savanna Caravan.     www.savannacaravan.com

Antique Etched Carnelian Persian Gems Late Nineteenth Early Twentieth Century

Antique Etched Carnelian Persian Gems Late Nineteenth Early Twentieth Century

These are three etched carnelian plaques traditionally containing sayings from the Qu’uran. The beautiful Persian calligraphy is applied to the stone in different ways. The upper left stone has been etched with acid and the decorative letters have been traced with oxidized copper or a tarry resin. It has over the decades since its creation…

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

OLD BRACELET

OLD BRACELET

Old bracelet from Sikkim. period: early 20° century. material: silver, turquoise and coral. weight: 147 gr. price: SOLD, SORRY. for more information please email me at didiergregoire03@gmail.com www.pili-piliethnics.com

Antique Rajasthani Silver Narrow Banded Cuff Bracelet Torc Bangle

Antique Rajasthani Silver Narrow Banded Cuff Bracelet Torc Bangle

  Antique Rajasthani Silver Narrow Banded Cuff Bracelet Torc Bangle This Rajasthani silver narrow banded cuff bracelet is very similar to the one listed in this shop at http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/product_view/craftsofthepast/5480001/ They were both made around seventy-five years ago by a silversmith in Rajasthan, India. They both show a stylized version of the cobra head motif, so…

OLD OULAD NAIL ALGERIAN BERBER DEFENSE SPIKED BRACELETS

OLD OULAD NAIL ALGERIAN BERBER DEFENSE SPIKED BRACELETS

    Two old bracelets from the algerian oulad nail tribe, made out from non precious metal Spiked and with different decoration, one engraved and the other with cut out parts. Not strictly similar thus to not be considered as a  pair even if they are adorable once worn Great patina Between 6 cm and…

OLD MOROCCAN ALMOST STERLING FILIGREE CLASP BRACELET W CORAL

WEIGHT- 48 GRAMS. SIZE -About 2 1/3 inches in inner diameter. Price- $144.00 plus shipping. Finest antique Tiznit filigree work with no flaws or breakage. Fine genuine coral beads for stones. Exotic and authentic! PLEASE EMAIL ME FOR ANY INFO AT MY EMAIL ADDRESS matthews_maggie@yahoo.com. a 7 11 16

TIBETAN “GAU” AMULETBOX FROM NEPAL

TIBETAN “GAU” AMULETBOX FROM NEPAL

Tibetan “Gau” amuletbox from Nepal. Period: Mid 20° Century. Material: silver, turquoise, lapis lazuli and coral. Weight: 148 gr. Dimentions: 9cm X 9cm. Price: sold, sorry. For more information, please email me at didiergregoire03@gmail.com www.pili-piliethnics.com

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

Jewelry Catalogue

Jewelry Catalogue

Identity, Beauty, Rank, and Prestige Necklaces from Sumatra to Hawai’i 110 page  Singkiang show catalogue of  a range of tribal  necklaces that span the globe. Produced for their showing in Paris at the Parcours  des  Mondes 05  Catalogues are soft bound some  show slight blemishes on cover  but are new not used . . 45-  shipping…

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

Silver Bracelet from India

Silver Bracelet from India

Heavy solid silver bracelet Himachal Pradesh, Northern India 19th century 191 grams, Inside 6cm Please ask for more information or pictures Thank you for visiting my website www.m-beste.com e+re

Afghan Antique Silver Filigree Granulation Pendant, Coral, Carnelian

Afghan Antique Silver Filigree Granulation Pendant, Coral, Carnelian

 Afghan antique silver pendant in filigree and granulation technique with coral and carnelian inlay and a turquoise (glass?) setting. This is a traditional Afghan Turkoman design for a pendant. They are usually made circular or oval, often forming a box or locket, or imitating that shape as in the case of this pendant. The center…

A Pair of Earrings

A Pair of Earrings

A Pair of  Earrings Made from facetted Lapislazuli from Afghanistan, Aquamarin and an old 22ct goldbead The hooks are antiallergic Sterling silver, 24ct goldplated 3,0 cm high without the hooks, weight 4,18 grams Please ask for more information or pictures Thank you for visiting my website www.m-beste.com

Little Box for Opium from India

Little Box for Opium from India

Little eggshaped box for opium from Orissa, India Silver, 37x41mm, 19th century Price on request Please visit my website www.m-beste.de

Antique Turquoise and 18 kt Gold Pendant Inscribed Farsi, Gold Chain

Antique Turquoise and 18 kt Gold Pendant Inscribed Farsi, Gold Chain

    Antique Turquoise and 18 kt Gold Pendant Inscribed Farsi, Gold Chain This beautifully inscribed turquoise gemstone set in a bezel and backing of 18 kt rose gold is truly a collectible gem. It has been in my collection for several years. The handmade quality of the gemstone and the gold used dates the…

Silver Turkoman Pendant set with Carnelians

Silver Turkoman Pendant set with Carnelians

This is a rather wonderful antique Turkoman silver pendant strung onto a vintage silver chain.  The pendant is 5 1/2 inches wide and 6 1/2 inches tall from the top of the pendant to the bottom of the dangles.  It is gilded with gold and studded with three warm coloured carnelians, each about 7/8 inch…

A beautiful creation by Rashantha of Kadambari Jewels

A beautiful creation by Rashantha of Kadambari Jewels

A classic study in bold geometry. A Tuareg pendant with agate. mali clay beads and tuareg silver priced at $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.

Old Silver Necklace  from Rajasthan, India

Old Silver Necklace from Rajasthan, India

Old Silver Necklace from Rajasthan, India Strung on a silver chain Length 46cm, weight 60 grams Please ask for more information or pictures Thank you for visiting my website www.m-beste.com    

Antique Tree of Life SILVER AMULET CONTAINER. INDIA

Antique Tree of Life SILVER AMULET CONTAINER. INDIA

Gorgeous antique silver amulet container depicting a delicate well made Tree of Life. Excellent silver quality. Weared. Good condition Collectible and useful as jewelry supplies. Measures: 42 x 39 mm. Weight: 12,6 grams. SOLD! THANK YOU! Contact: Roger – rogercu9@gmail.com

Venetian lampworked beads circa 1930

Venetian lampworked beads circa 1930

a full matched strand of beautiful  Venetian beads with lampworking imitating the chevron style. 41 beads 7 mm diameter 16 mm long average 70 cm of beads in very nice condition overall ( one bead is in halves) £150 the full strand plus shipping at cost Please email me to make a purchase janisfairweather@sky.com  

long carnelian necklace with carved islamic pendant

long carnelian necklace with carved islamic pendant

Faustina creates exclusive combinations with wire, very special beads and traditional pendants. The result is an urban, ironic one-of-a-kind collection. This is a simple, long, beautiful necklace made with vintage carnelian beads and a large, carved islamic pendant. (approx 70 cm) For any further picture/info, please email faustina.peacock@gmail.com

OLD NECKLACE FROM RAJASTHAN

OLD NECKLACE FROM RAJASTHAN

Old necklace from Rajasthan (N-W India). Period: early 20° century. Material: silver and agate. Weight: 115 gr. Price: € 230. For more information, please email me at didiergregoire03@gmail.com www.pili-piliethnics.com

Antique Yemen Silver Bridal Dowry Necklace Amulet Coral Dated Coins

Antique Yemen Silver Bridal Dowry Necklace Amulet Coral Dated Coins

 This is an antique Yemen silver bridal dowry Necklace made of silver and coral of the finest quality and workmanship. A museum quality piece. Made in Yemen in the earlier part of the 1900s and brought into our collection directly from Yemen in the late 1900s. This is a piece to grace any collection and…

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…

Ten Silver Bangles from Northern India

Ten Silver Bangles from Northern India

Ten small silver bangles from Rajasthan, Northern India Diameter 6,5cm, 77 grams These bangles were worn by the bride during the wedding ceremony You’ll find the same type made from glass, these were worn by the poorer people. Please ask for more information Thank you for visiting my website www.m-beste.com erne