While living in India Michael Beste became fascinated by the arts and traditions of the country and its peoples.
On his return to Germany in the mid-80′s, he set up Noah’s Ark – a gallery which reflects his love and respect for the wealth and diversity of India’s culture through the ages
He travels regularly to India to explore and purchase for Noah’s Ark.
On his website www.m-beste.de you’ll find antique ornaments in gold and silver, textiles, statues and tribal art.
His customers include museums and galleries as well as individual collectors.
On this site he shows ornaments, which he and his wife are creating, using antique elements and combining them with precious and semi-precious stones. Each of these pieces is wearable, unique and precious.
He is a specialist in the textile traditions of India. You find his article on Baghs and Phulkaris of the Punjab in HALI 113 (Nov/Dec 2000). There is also a small book (unfortunately only in German) on the textiles of the Banjara People of India.
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- FASCINATING CRUDE ANTIQUE ROSE MOROCCAN SILVER BANGLE, 2 1/2″PLUS DIAM
- PR SUPER OLD WORN SILVER MOROCCAN ESSAOUIRA ANDALUCIAN ROSE BANGLES,2 STAMPS,2.56″DI
- ANTIQUE HAND FORGED SILVER FIBULA CHAIN WITH FINIALS,FOR ANY USAGE,
- ODD 1970′S BERBER MOROCCAN BIG SILVER DROP EARRINGS,5″,TURQUOISE MOSAIC
- ANTIQUE PR SMALLER SOUSS ENAMEL DROP EARRINGS,PENDANTS, 3 1/2″
- RARE OLD MOROCCAN BERBER SILVER STAR EARRINGS,JACKEL FOOT(?)
- EARRINGS WITH ANTIQUE MOROCCAN COIN DIES,CORAL, 3″
- 1 3/4″ ANTIQUE BERBER SILVER EARHOOPS,BIG STONES,CAN BE THINNED
- ANTIQUE SOLID SILVER,CORNELIAN,BERBER/SAHARAN NECKLACE,22″
- OLD MAURETANIAN TUAREG LEATHER SILVER BRASS TALISMAN,GOOD SHAPE
- FINE ANTIQUE YEMEN SILVER FILIGREE CHAIN BRACELET, 10″
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- FABULOUS OLD SILVER ENGRAVED MASSA BANGLE FOR SMALL WRIST,DEEP RELIEF
- 80 YR OLD BRASS NORTH MOROCCAN BERBER BELT BUCKLE
- ANTIQUE HUGE PR JEWISH NIELO HOOPS, IRAQ GLASS,3 STONES, 3-DIMENSIONAL
- CEREMONIAL TIBETAN HEADDRESS
- OLD MASSA/CHTOUKA SILVER BERBER CLASP BRACELET, SUN,HEART DESIGNS
- OLD RARE STYLE MASSA SILVER BERBER CLASP BRACELETS W SQUARE BOSSES