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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
  • Amulet – Egypt
    Photo credit – Cordelia DonohoePosted by – Cordelian Donohoe This is a silver amulet or talisman box with the name of God engraved upon one side in Arabic and a flower on the other side and it would have been proscribed for the wearer to be helped in the cult with prayers and invocations placed … Continue reading "Amulet – Egypt"
  • Cuffs – Egypt
    Photo credit – Michael BestePosted by – Michael Beste Pair of cuff bracelets, crafted in Egypt. From the Siwa Oasis region. Hallmarked silver, with “Mohammad el Mekkawy” in both square and tughra shaped stamps. Click here to see original post.
  • Horse halter – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Cordelia DonohoePosted by – Cordelia Donohoe Decorative, silver horse halter from Ethiopia. Worn by horses during weddings and ceremonies. Click here to see original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Posted by – Cordelia DonohoePhoto credit – Cordelia Donohoe Carved wooden bead necklace from Ethiopia. Perhaps attributed to the Mursi or the Dorze people. Worn by women as fertility amulets. Click here to see original post.
  • Pendant – Egypt
    Photo credit – Cordelia DonohoePosted by – Cordelia Donohoe The African/Middle Eastern Zar Cult, in existence since the 18th Century possibly earlier. It is a possession cult born from the slaves coming from Sudan. This is a silver amulet or talisman box with the name of God engraved upon one side in Arabic and a … Continue reading "Pendant – Egypt"
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Cordelia DonohoePosted by- Cordelia Donohoe Ethiopian cross, cut directly from a Maria Theresa Thaler. Click here to see original post
  • Silver collection – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Michael BackmanPosted by – Michael Backman Fine, framed collection of Ethiopian silver jewellery.Ethiopia, 19th & early 20th century. Click here to see original post.