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  • A Welcome
    Welcome to the Ethnic Jewels Magazine Archive. This is a collection of objects and information which was shared in our Facebook communities. The information is arranged in a fully searchable database which I hope you will enjoy using Thank you for visiting and also for contributing. Warmest wishes Sarah ETHNIC JEWELS MAGAZINE
  • Armband – China
    Photo credit – Susi JonstonPosted by – Joost Daalder A silver, adjustable armband from the Miao in Southwest China. Click here to see original post.
  • Beads – China
    Posted by- Charlotte Dakin-Norris Photo credit- Charlotte Dakin-Norris Low grade turquoise breads from China.  Click here to see original post
  • Bracelet – China
    Posted by- Tess Axson Johnson Photo credit-Tess Axson Johson Bracelet from China  Click here to see original post
  • Buckle – China
    Posted by- Tess Axson Johnson Photo credit- Tess Axson Johnson Belt buckle from China, Early 20th Century, Tourmaline stone. Click here to see original post
  • Earrings – China
    Photo credit – Joost DaalderPosted by – Joost Daalder Solid silver, finely worked earrings belonging to the Dong minority of Southwest China. Circa 20th century. Click here to see original post
  • Earrings – China
    Photo Credit – Michael BackmanPosted by – Michael Backman This pair of silver hoop earrings is pierced and engraved with flower basket motifs. Such earrings were popular among merchant classes in southern China during the later Qing Dynasty, in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Click here to see original post.
  • Glass beads – Czech Republic
    Photo credit – Cordelia DonohoePosted by – Cordelia Donohoe A long strand of Czech, moulded, clear glass beads. Clear glass amulets imitating the shape of metal scroll containers for prayers or holy texts. Made from circa 1920s. Click here to see original post.
  • Hair adornment – China
    Photo credit : Linda PastorinoPosted by : Joost Daalder Pair of exceptional quality Chinese hair sticks, featuring minute enamelling on silver. 19th century. Click here to see original post
  • Neck ring – China
    Photo credit : Joost DaalderPosted by : Joost Daalder Silver neck ring from the Miao in Southwest China. Spiral details likely added at a later date. Click here to see original post
  • Necklace – China
    Photo credit – Cordelia DonohoePosted by – Cordelia Donohoe Chinese necklace. The links depict rats, fishes, a man with long robes. Each link carefully hand made. It’s glorious. The Chinese lettering could be a stylised ‘Fu’ meaning good luck or good fortune. There are many silver marks stamped on the back of the links and on … Continue reading "Necklace – China"
  • Necklace – Cook Islands
    Photo credit – Cordelia DonohoePosted by – Cordelia Donohoe Strand of shells, quite rare. The note on them says ‘from Raratoga, Cook Islands, collection of princess Ni’i. The yellow shells belong to a tiny snail known colloquially as ‘ei’ or ‘ei pupa’. Click here to see original post.
  • Pendant – China
    Posted by- Charlotte Dakin-Norris Photo credit- Charlotte Dakin-Norris A silver pendant from China featuring enamel and an Agate bead.  Click here to see original post