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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"
  • Amulet boxes – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of large silver, scroll holders and protective amulet boxes, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Amulet boxes – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Silver, Ethiopian amulet boxes, which are also commonly found in Yemen. Click here to see the original post.
  • Amulets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver amulets and scroll holders from Ethiopia. All are dated pre-1930. Click here to see the original post.
  • Amulets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian bone amulets with the protective eye symbols. They are worn on the strings of old Italian Murano Trade beads, and Czech Russian blues beads, and the endings often with padre beads.. They should be worn with two amulets. As the necklaces are long so that … Continue reading "Amulets – Ethiopia"
  • Amulets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Ethiopian silver prayer amulets, used for a protective purpose. Click here to see the original post.
  • Amulets – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver protective amulets from Ethiopia/Eritrea. They were commonly used to hold scrolls or other protective elements. Click here to see the original post.
  • Anklet – Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Eritrean fertility anklet (original one of a set), made in weighty good silver of 835/1000. Click here to see the original post.
  • Anklet – Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Eritrean fertility anklet (originally one of a set), with great file grain work, and made of weighty good 835/1000 silver. Click here to see the original post.
  • Anklet – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A bronze Tuareg ankle cuff, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Anklet – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian anklet, one of what should be a pair, worn during special occasions. Solid silver with gold plating and engraved pattern on the body. Dated approximately 1900. Click here to see the original post.
  • Anklet – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An anklet made up of silver fertility symbols, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Anklet – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An anklet made up of silver fertility symbols, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Anklets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver, Ethiopian anklets, from the Wollo region. Click here to see the original post.
  • Anklets – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian 19th century anklet of heavy silver, with gild and with an underlay of red foil underneath, decorated with tiny bells and glass. These sets are given as a bridal dowry by Nobility. Guilding is done with permission of the King or Emperor, at that time … Continue reading "Anklets – Ethiopia"
  • Anklets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A pair of bronze Tuareg ankle cuffs, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Anklets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pair of heavy, silver gilded Ethiopian anklets, used as part of a wealthy Amhara nobility wedding dowry. Click here to see the original post.
  • Anklets – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Ethiopian/Eritrean anklets chains (they come in sets of 2 original). They are rolled on till the ankle and rest partly on the feet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Anklets – Ethiopia/Yemen
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of solid silver anklets from Ethiopia or Yemen. Click here to see the original post.
  • Arm bracelets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pair of silver, upper arm bracelets from the Harrar region of Ethiopia. These would often be used as part of a dowry. Click here to see the original post.
  • Arm Bracelets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pair of silver upper arm bracelets from the Harrar region of Ethiopia, often worn as bridal jewellery. Click here to see the original post.
  • Arm bracelets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pair of silver arm bracelets, commonly worn by noble people in the Harrar region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Arm bracelets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Upper arm bracelets made of bronze, from Ethiopia. They are decorated with protective eye symbols and other mystic symbols. Click here to see the original post.
  • Armlet – Egypt
    Photo credit – Michael BestePosted by – Michael Beste Silver armband from Egypt. Silver filigree work and red glass or carnelian stone. Click here to see original post.
  • Bead – Egypt
    Picture credit – Sarah Corbett                       Posted by – Sarah Corbett A Morfia bead, commonly made in Fustat, Egypt. Click here to see the original post.
  • Beads – East Africa
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A couple of strands of Ivory beads, from East Africa. Click here to see the original post.
  • Beads – Egypt
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A string of ancient glass faience beads, from Egypt. Click here to see the original post.
  • Beads – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of antique, dark red beads from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Beads – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large collection of resin beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Beads – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of resin beads from Ethiopia and some bakelite beads. These beads are worn for protection in Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Beads – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of different sized Bakelite and Faturan resin beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Beads – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Kaffa/Jimma beads from Ethiopia, strung together. Click here to see the original post.
  • Beads – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A display of the refined filigree worked beads of Ethiopia. The two upper right are old ones from 1930s. The upper left one and the bottom middle & left are copies from the 1980s. They are of silver known as Felash, meaning pure silver. To make … Continue reading "Beads – Ethiopia"
  • Beads – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of different shapes of Jimma/Kaffa/Wollega, silver beads from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Beads – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak This is an original part of an Ethiopian, Wollo, Harrarque necklace, consisting of silver balls, and glass old trade beads of Italy,Murano. Click here to see the original post.
  • Beads – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A string of African trade beads, with Ethiopian wedding rings. Click here to see the original post.
  • Beads – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of refined, silver filigree worked beads of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Beads – Ethiopia/Germany
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Ethiopian resin beads, and German Bakelite beads. In Ethiopia they are worn to ward off evil and sickness. Click here to see the original post.
  • Beads – Europe
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A collection of venetian millefiori glass beads and Russian blues, from Europe. Click here to see the original post.
  • Belt/Anklets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An ornate silver gilded belt and pair of anklets, worn by nobility in Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Body adornment – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A body torque from Ethiopia, also worn by the Rashaida people. Some bells and one bail missing from a silver base, decorated with the typical Turkoman influence from the Turkish Invasion in the 17th century. Click here to see the original post.
  • Body adornment – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver body torque, with decoration in file grain and granulates in a floral design, but with a couple of bells missing. Commonly worn by the Bilen people of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet – Egypt
    Picture credit – Sarah CorbettPosted by – Sarah Corbett A silver bracelet, from the Siwa, Egypt, North Africa. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet – Egypt
    Picture credit – Annemarie KoglerPosted by – Annemarie Kogler A large silver Nubian bracelet, from Egypt. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet – Egypt
    Picture credit – Sigrid van RoodePosted by – Sigrid van Roode A silver bracelet from the type worn by the Rashaida on the Red Sea coast of Egypt, decorated with the male and female demons usually encountered in zar-amulets. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A decorated silver bracelet from Ethiopia. (The ring in the photo is included for scale). Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A bronze bracelet, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian, silver Jimma bracelet, where the endings have been decorated with protective eyes symbols. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A bronze bracelet, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver, Ethiopian, Jimma, heavy bracelet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver upper arm bracelet, from the Harrar region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of items, including a silver Rashaida bracelet and necklace made of silver beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver bracelet from Ethiopia/Eritrea, worn by the Rashaida people. Skilled file grain and granulates, Turkmanish decor. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet – Ethiopia/Yemen
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pair of silver bracelets with a Carnelian centre, commonly worn by the rashaida people of Ethiopia and Yemen. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet – Ethiopia/Yemen
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver bracelet, commonly worn by the Rashaida people of Ethiopia and Yemen. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet – Ethiopia/Yemen
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver bracelet, commonly worn by the Rashaida people of Ethiopia and Yemen. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet – Ethiopia/Yemen
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver bracelet, commonly worn by the Rashaida people of Ethiopia and Yemen. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet/Scroll box – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Silver, Ethiopian bracelet and scroll-box, both with examples of Ottoman influence on their décor. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelets – Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pair of silver bracelets from Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pair of silver bracelets from the Harrar town in Ethiopia and are popular among the Hadarre women of that area. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Milene RustPosted by – Milene Rust A selection of Ivory bracelets, mostly from Ethiopia, Baule, Dinka. A Dinka large ring and also oval shaped Dinka neckpieces. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Milene RustPosted by – Milene Rust A collection of Ethiopian, Nigerian and Baule Ivory bracelets. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pair of long silver bracelets from the Wollo region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Two silver upper arm bracelets and a silver open anklet, worn by the Rashaida women of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelets – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A selection of very small size old engagement bracelets from Ethiopia. Small in size because engagements could be as early as 9 yrs old. Click here to see original post.
  • Bracelets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pair of silver bracelets from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian 19th century anklet of heavy silver gilded and with an underlay of red foil underneath, decorated with tiny bells and glass. It comes with a horse halter in the same work. These sets are given as a bridal dowry by the Nobility wedding, and the … Continue reading "Bracelets – Ethiopia"
  • Bracelets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of antique solid silver of Ethiopia, known as Jimma bracelets. All from before 1930, except the one on the far right, which is from Addis Ababa, 1960-70. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A display of four children’s silver bracelets from the Ethiopia Harrar region. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pair of solid silver bracelets from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pair of Ethiopian silver Rashaida upper arm bracelets and a single anklet. Similar examples can also be found in Eritrea and Yemen. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of small, solid silver bracelets from the Harrar region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelets – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of small sized, silver engagement bracelets from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelets – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Ethiopian/Eritrean bracelets. The designs are from different regions. The silver shield is a product of the 1970s, done by a skilled silversmith in Addis Ababa, who liked to show his skill in the fine file grain work. Felash (pure) silver for the … Continue reading "Bracelets – Ethiopia/Eritrea"
  • Bracelets – Ethiopia/Yemen
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pair of silver bracelets, commonly worn by the Rashaida people of Ethiopia and Yemen. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelets – Ethiopia/Yemen/Tunisia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver bracelets, from Ethiopia, Yemen and Tunisia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelets/Cuffs – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver bracelets and cuffs from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelets/Cuffs – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver bracelets and cuffs from Ethiopia and Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Choker – Ethiopia/Yemen
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver wedding choker with glass stones, from Ethiopia/Yemen. Click here to see the original post.
  • Choker – Ethiopia/Yemen
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver wedding Muria (necklace/choker), from Ethiopia/Yemen. Click here to see the original post.
  • Choker and Anklet – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian/Eritrean choker and anklet; both are gilded silver. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cloak – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A wedding cloak made of leather and cowrie shells and a proud metal (tin can top). The cloak can be let out with pulling the string. It is an item from the Southern Lowlands of Ethiopia, Sidamo. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cloak – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A wedding cloak, made of leather and cowrie shells, from the Harrar region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Coptic cross – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian/Eritrean Coptic/Orthodox neck crosses. Old/antique, good silver. Protective symbols. They vary from Axum,Lalibella, Dessie and Shoa designs. Click here to see original post.
  • Coptic crosses – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian Coptic/Orthodox silver crosses.These crosses were hand made in the 1970s. They are not done in the lost wax system, but sawn from sheets of silver. This way a lot less silver was used. All of these are Lalibella design crosses. Click here to see original … Continue reading "Coptic crosses – Ethiopia"
  • Coptic crosses – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopia/Eritrea, good silver, 1900-1930s, Small size beauties of Coptic/Orthodox neck crosses. Made with the lost wax system and added refined filigree and granulate work. Top craftsmanship of the Ethiopian silversmiths. Click here to see original post.
  • Cross – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A large wooden processional cross, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cross – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A large wooden cross, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cross – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A large wooden cross, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cross – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A large wooden cross with painted icon, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuff – Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver cuff from Eritrea, the Rashaida tribe. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuff – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A silver cuff, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuff – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A metal cuff/bracelet from Ethiopia. The cuff is constructed so that it can be made into a utility container. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuff – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A wide, silver Ethiopian cuff. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuff – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A bronze cuff, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • 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.
  • Cuffs – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Silver cuffs from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuffs – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pair of silver cuffs from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuffs – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pair of Ethiopian, silver cuffs. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuffs – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pair of heavy silver cuffs, from the Kaffa/Jimma region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuffs – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pair of Ethiopian, silver cuffs, where the middle band shows a floral type design and a large diamond shape with fine granulates is attached. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuffs – Yemen
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pair of large Rashaida, silver cuffs from Yemen. Click here to see the original post.
  • Dowry Jewellery – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver dowry jewellery from the Harrar region of Ethiopia. A couple of rings, a bracelet and a necklace. Click here to see the original post.
  • Ear Ornaments – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver earspoons from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Ear spoons – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large collection of silver ear spoons, from Ethiopia and dated pre -1935. Click here to see the original post.
  • Ear spoons – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by -Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver ear spoons made using the lost wax system, from Ethiopia/Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earrings – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Two single silver earrings from Ethiopia. These delicate earrings were/are worn on the top part of the ear, on one side only. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earrings – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pair of, silver fine file grain earrings, from Ethiopia and dated 1950/60. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earspoon – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian, silver earspoon. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earspoon/Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Galerie Vert EtherPosted by – Galerie Vert Ether A silver earspoon strung as a pendant, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earspoon/Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Galerie Vert EtherPosted by – Galerie Vert Ether A silver earspoon strung as a pendant, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earspoons – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver earspoons from Ethiopia, dated from the 1920s. These were often worn as pendants on necklaces. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earspoons – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of antique solid silver Ethiopian earspoons. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earspoons – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Ethiopian earspoons, made of good silver using the lost wax system, with filigree added afterwards. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earspoons – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A few Ethiopian, silver earspoons. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earspoons – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Ethiopian earspoons. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earspoons – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of large, hinged, silver Ethiopian earspoons. The influence of the Ottoman period can be seen in these styles. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earspoons – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Ethiopian, silver earspoons. These are from the early 20th Century. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earspoons – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of earspoons from Ethiopia, silver with gold plating. (The ring in the photo is included for scale). Click here to see the original post.
  • Earspoons – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of small Ethiopian highland earspoon pendants, made of silver. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earspoons – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian/Eritrean large sized, hinged, silver earspoons. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earspoons – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of medium sized, silver Ethiopian/Eritrean earspoons. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earspoons – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of small, Ethiopian/Eritrean silver earspoons. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earspoons – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of medium sized, Ethiopian/Eritrean silver earspoons. Click here to see the original post.
  • Ethiopia – Belt
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A belt from Ethiopia, made out of bohemian coloured glass beads. It may also be worn as a necklace. Click here to see the original post.
  • Hair adornments – Eritrea
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Hair decoration ornaments, old/antique from Eritrea, They are braided in on top near the forehead. Very rare pieces. in good silver. Click here to see original post.
  • Hand cross – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Galerie Vert EtherPosted by – Galerie Vert Ether A large brass Coptic lalibela hand cross, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Hand cross – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Galerie Vert EtherPosted by – Galerie Vert Ether A silver Coptic Lalibela hand cross, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Hand cross – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A Bronze Ethiopian Coptic priest’s hand cross, made in the lost wax system. Decorated in a combination of Lalibella(birds) and the Gondar angles. The wooden drinking cup is a church cup with the Gondar Angels as decoration. Click here to see the original post.
  • Hand cross – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A wooden priest’s hand cross, done in a Coptic, orthodox style with Ikon paintings, from Ethiopia/Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Hand Crosses – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A selection of Ethiopian/Eritrean Priests’ handcrosses, done in 600-800 silver, not plate. Three are Axum/Lalibella designs and the small one from Gondar. from about 1950 and 1930. Click here to see original post.
  • Hand crosses – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Three Ethiopian/Eritrean Coptic priest hand crosses, in good silver 800/1000. Click here to see the original post.
  • Hand crosses – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Ethiopian/Eritrean Coptic Priest’s hand crosses.All of the Lalibela design, made in different materials, wood, iron, silver, brass and copper. Click here to see the original post.
  • Head Ornament – Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver head ornament, worn by the Bilen people in Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Headcover – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver cap, worn as head adornment, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the 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.
  • Khol containers – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Khol containers from Ethiopia, made out of Olive wood. Click here to see the original post.
  • Lacquer seals – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A show of rare silver lacquer seals. Click here to see original post.
  • Neck ring – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A whole silver neck ring, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – East Africa
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak This is a choker, Muria (wedding necklace) in good silver. This one is unusual with its three coloured stones.Traditionally this is worn in different areas, like: Harrar, Ogadin/Somalia, Afars, and the highlanders of Tigrai. It is also a traditional in Yemen. Click here to see the … Continue reading "Necklace – East Africa"
  • Necklace – East Timor
    Picture credit – Svetlana SysoevaPosted by – Svetlana Sysoeya A necklace made up of Anahidda (wood) beads, from East Timbor. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Egypt
    Picture credit – Alaa Eddine SagidPosted by – Alaa Eddine Sagid A silver and beaded necklace, from Egypt. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Egypt
    Photo credit – Michael BestePosted by – Michael Beste Nubian silver necklace, from Southern Egypt. Featuring coin pendant. Click here to see original post.
  • Necklace – Egypt
    Photo credit – Michael BestePosted by – Michael Beste Egyptian silver Zar-necklace, featuring amuletic pendants. Click here to see original post.
  • Necklace – Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Eritrean silver gilded bridal dowry, from 1935. These necklaces are worn by several religious background groups, except this one is particularly for the Christians because of the added Axum design cross pendant in the centre. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition made up of silver, Eritrean fertility symbol anklet beads, in combination with coloured glass trade beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of silver Eritrean fertility symbol anklet beads, combined with hematite beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Eritrean telsums,(charms) engagement necklace, silver, often also gold plated. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Eritrean good silver (835/1000) fertility necklace. This was originally a set of anklets but strung into a necklace by previous owner. Light weight and includes small silver beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Eritrean fertility necklace of good (835/1000) silver. Originally a set of anklets, but restrung by previous owner into a necklace. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A rare necklace from Eritrea, strung with silver telsums (charms) dated from around 1900 and round dome ornaments, which were more commonly strung between skull braids. A silver Coptic cross pendant is also strung on this original necklace. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Eritrean/Ethiopian original complete telsum necklace in good silver,with refined file grain work, dated approximately 1950. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Eritrea/Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace made up of silver telsums (protective charms) and black coral beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver necklace from Ethiopia, made up of fertility symbols. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver dress chain from the northern part of Ethiopia, dated around 1900. The pendant is a sample of vintage file grain work. This model is called Star of Mogadisho and includes a glass bead amongst the silverwork. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace made up of silver fertility symbols, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace from Ethiopia, made up of silver filigree and banded beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition made from Ethiopian silver beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver necklace from Ethiopia, made up of Jimma/Kaffa beads and a Tigrai wedding ring. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A traditional wedding necklace of Ethiopia, from the Argobba area, made up of silver contents. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Large silver dowry necklace, worn in Ethiopia and Somalia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian wedding necklace, from the Wollo area. This necklace is in complete condition, with seven silver pendants and silver bells. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large, silver wedding necklace, which would often make up part of a dowry. Examples can also be found in Eritrea, Somalia, Egypt and Yemen. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver wedding necklace, from the Wollo region of Ethiopia, restrung with Lapis Lazuli and glass seed beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace, of contemporary composition, made up of Ethiopian antique red resin beads, with antique solid silver Ethiopian Muria choker parts decorated with file grain and granulates. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian/Somalian wedding necklace made of antique silver. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of an Ethiopian, silver scroll holder, with reconstituted red coral and silver beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large silver, Ethiopian necklace, made up from the fertility symbol bells of the typical Argobba wedding necklaces, Wollo telsums(charms) and decorated large heisa beads, finished with a large pendant of Turkoman influence. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak This is an original silver necklace from the town of Harrar, Ethiopia; worn as a wedding necklace by the Hadarre people. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A private collection of Ethiopian antique, good silver pendants. Claw (protective) set in fine silver file grain. A silver Tigrai wedding ring, an antique silver coptic axum cross and another Tigrai wedding ring. This is a contemporary composition won on an old Turkoman (8 linked) chain. … Continue reading "Necklace – Ethiopia"
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver necklace from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of Italian Millefiori beads, Lapis lazuli and silver beads from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Two Ethiopian, Tigrai, Wollo necklaces in good silver, antique 1920. The bottom one is a common size and the upper one of a very large size. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver necklace from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of Italian Millefiori beads, carnelian beads, resin and silver beads from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver necklace from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver bridal necklace from Ethiopia, also commonly worn in Egypt and Yemen. This necklace has a scroll holder as well as a parfum drenched cloth or leaves tin, while the large centre pendant has a sliding drawer inside. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of Italian Millefiori beads, resin beads, silver beads from Ethiopia and bohemian glass beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of antique silver fertility symbols of Eritrean fertility anklet beads, Argobba/Ethiopian pendants and Wollo/Ethiopian bicone beads . Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of a combination of Faturan Resin, Bakelite beads, combined with Italian Murano glass beads, otherwise known as feather beads, skunk -eye beads in red black and white. These are complimented with Ethiopian silver beads and silver telsums-charms. Click here … Continue reading "Necklace – Ethiopia"
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver bridal necklace from Ethiopia, also commonly worn in Egypt and Yemen. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An antique, good silver, fertility necklace (original but restrung with new cone beads). Necklaces like these are often strung with small glass seed beads often in white or blue, here they are black. They were and are still worn before and during marriage. Click here to … Continue reading "Necklace – Ethiopia"
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made of trade beads and silver beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of original composition, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of old trade beads, glass and semi precious stones, combined with silver Ethiopian beads and amulets, such as telsums and fertility symbols. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Old Wooden Rosaries from Ethiopia, two with a Coptic cross pendant and one with an Islamic pendant. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition from Ethiopia, made up of resin and silver protective beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Giovanna SerafiniPosted by – Giovanna Serafini A necklace made up of amber and silver beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition with old beads, gilded Ethiopian/Eritrean telsums and old silver Ethiopian coptic cross in the Dessie design, Ethiopan resin beads, and trade beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition with old beads, gilded Ethiopian/Eritrean telsums, Ethiopan resin beads, and trade beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace contemporary composition, made from large Bakelite beads and silver protective beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition. Made up of Ethiopian silver coptic cross, old resin Ethguiopia, phenolic amber(Greek), Italian old Mile Fiori glass, old carnelian and newly hand made beads 1990s in good silver(Ethiopia) and 2 Turkish silver cast beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A long necklace, combination of unpolished turquoise and Ethiopian silver coptic cross pendant, telsums and beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace made up of silver protective charms and fertility symbols, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver necklace from Ethiopia, made up of popular fertility symbols. Click here to see the 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.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Galerie Vert EtherPosted by – Galerie Vert Ether A necklace made up of Konso beads, silver beads and a silver earspoon pendant, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopia, Wollo large silver wedding necklace. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Galerie Vert EtherPosted by – Galerie Vert Ether A silver Harari wedding necklace, with clay, glass, silver and disc beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak North Ethiopia/Tigrai and Eritrean Traditional wedding pendants. 18Kt gold, hand made, the real thing received in 1963 and 1978. Very refined filigree work. These pendants are mostly gifts to the bride by friends or Groom. They can come in different combinations, like one ring and 2 … Continue reading "Necklace – Ethiopia"
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A leather prayer necklaces containing Coptic scrolls, manuscripts and prayers, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Galerie Vert EtherPosted by – Galerie Vert Ether Leather ”Ketab” pendant containing a vellum (goat skin) parchment inscribed in Gu’ez, the liturgical language of coptic Ethiopia. Worn as a protective talisman necklace, with silver prayer beads and glass beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian Harar/Harargue Murias wedding necklaces. These are originals: note: not a combination of different necklaces. They mostly exist of 13 pieces in these decorations. Done in good silver, or sometimes in gold often by the Afar people. Click here to see original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Galerie Vert EtherPosted by – Galerie Vert Ether A necklace made up of a silver pendant from Muslim prayer beads, and glass beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of silver Ethiopian Jimma/Kaffa beads, combined with blue Tjechian seed beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Galerie Vert EtherPosted by – Galerie Vert Ether A leather ”Ketab” pendant containing a vellum (goat skin) parchment inscribed in Gu’ez, the liturgical language of coptic Ethiopia. Worn as a protective talisman, with wooden discs from Nigeria, Agate from Tibet and glass beads from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Galerie Vert EtherPosted by – Galerie Vert Ether A necklace made up of silver telsums from Ethiopia, used as protection from the evil eye and the moon crescent. With glass beads from Ghana and Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A complete, original beaded protective necklace of Ethiopia, Arrussi/Sidamo. It is made up of old glass trade beads of Europe, from Czechia, Italy and Amsterdam. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Galerie Vert EtherPosted by – Galerie Vert Ether A necklace made up of a felt ball pendant from Tibet and aluminium beads and glass beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large, silver bib necklace, from the Harrar and Ogadin regions of Ethiopia. This style was also very popular amongst the Somalian people, often worn on a string of large natural yellow amber beads. (Bracelets in the photo are included for scale). Click here to see … Continue reading "Necklace – Ethiopia"
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Galerie Vert EtherPosted by – Galerie Vert Ether A necklace made up of clay beads from Burkina Faso, wooden beads from Nigeria and silver prayer beads and glass beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian fertility necklace, with engagement charms (teslums). Both parts are made from good silver. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian necklace, with rare dark red resin beads and newly made (1980) solid good silver. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Galerie Vert EtherPosted by – Galerie Vert Ether Leather ”Ketab” pendant containing a vellum (goat skin) parchment inscribed in Guez, the liturgical language of coptic Ethiopia. Worn as a protective talisman necklace. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition of silver from the Wollo region of Ethiopia, combined with glass trade beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian protective necklace, Italian Feather and skunk beads, Czech Blues, Camel bone protective amulets with eye protection. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian/Eritrean Muria (wedding necklace), gilded silver with file grain and granulate work. Dated 1900-10. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace made of silver beads from Ethiopia in the 1980s, copies of more traditional beads. The centre features a wedding pendant from the Tigrai region. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of silver beads and ornaments, and Glass, resin, carnelian beads, from Ethipopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace made up of a combination of Ethiopian antique telsums (protective charms) with newly made( 1990) centre and side pieces. All are good silver, strung with Asian Sterling silver beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An old/ wedding(dowry ) necklace in good silver 835 from Ethiopia the Orgobba area. collected in the 1970s. In original stringing. Click here to see original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace made of Faturan resin beads and protective silver beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian/Yemeni/Somalian silver Muria,(wedding necklace). The necklace has solid silver beads filled with resin. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An unusual individual necklace, representing an Oromo work prayer box, two small earspoons and two robust closed protective scroll holders. This os from the Wollo region. Click here to see original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A colourful necklace of contemporary composition, made up of a combination of glass trade beads, resin, carnelian and silver beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian multi string necklace made of silver Jimma beads and a variety of green glass, Malachite and jade. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak This is a gold gilded, silver Ethiopian Muria (wedding necklace), from as early as the 1900’s, when gilding was in fashion among the nobility. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace made up of silver and phenolic resin beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver necklace collected from the Harrar region of Ethiopia, decorated with agate stones. All the bells are complete because the previous owner safeguarded them by stringing a robe through it to keep them together.  Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Galerie Vert EtherPosted by – Galerie Vert Ether A wedding necklace made up of silver pendant and silver and glass beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian silver wedding necklace, known as a Muria, from the Harrar town. These necklaces can also be found in the highlands, like Tigrai but has more file grain decor than the firm granulates of Harrar. These necklaces can also be found in Yemen. Click here to … Continue reading "Necklace – Ethiopia"
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver necklace from Ethiopia, worn as a wedding necklace by the Orgobba people. The fertility pendants are strung along with Afghan lapis lazuli, and Asian silver beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Galerie Vert EtherPosted by – Galerie Vert Ether A tribal necklace made up of Konso beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An original, silver Ethiopian Muria, wedding necklace. The beads of these necklaces are moulded in two halves and soldered after. Afterwards they are filled with resin in order to prevent minor damage. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian, Wollo region, wedding fertility necklace, strung in its original state. The symbols are of an extra large size, typical for this traditional necklace. Made of good silver (835/1000). Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition from Ethiopia. A silver box pendant with bells, strung with silver beads and coloured glass trade beads. Click here to see the original image.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition from Ethiopia, made up of a silver pendant strung with carnelian and silver beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A protective necklace, from Ethiopia. It has two Camel bone amulets decorated with protective eyes symbols. It has to be two pieces so that they click. The clicking sound would chase the evil eye spirit away. Finished with Italian Feather and skunk beads, Czech blues and … Continue reading "Necklace – Ethiopia"
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A restrung, silver fertility necklace from the Wollo/Tigrai region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver wedding necklace worn by the Argobba people of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver Muria, wedding necklace, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition from Ethiopia, made up of silver fertility symbols and protective telsums (charms), with bohemian glass beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver necklace from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace made up of silver Ethiopian beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A necklace made up of coloured and silver mala beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of Lapis Lazuli, good old silver Ethiopian beads and telsums (charms), with old and new glass beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made from silver Ethiopian/Eritrean protective charms,(Telsums), strung on a leather strap with a newly made Ethiopian silver closure. Telsums are given as a part of a dowry given to the bride by the groom. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of polished and unpolished Afghan Turquoise, old good silver Ethiopian beads and ornaments with Coptic cross and finished with old glass beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made from silver Ethiopian/Eritrean protective charms,(Telsums), strung on a leather strap with a newly made Ethiopian silver closure. Telsums are given as a part of a dowry given to the bride by the groom. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, with three Ethiopian silver Coptic crosses on a foundation of new, sterling Asian beads, with a delicate bead of coral jade/turquoise. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made from silver Ethiopian/Eritrean protective charms,(Telsums), strung on a leather strap with a newly made Ethiopian silver closure. Telsums are given as a part of a dowry given to the bride by the groom. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A long necklace made up of good silver, handmade Kaffa/Jimma beads from the Wollo region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver muria, wedding necklace, from the Harrar region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver, crescent wedding necklace from the Harrar region of Ethiopia. These type of necklaces were often included as part of a dowry. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace made up of Ethiopian silver beads and Czech glass beads, otherwise known as Naga beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of bakelite and faturan resin beads and silver Muria (wedding) beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A long, beaded necklace made up of various coloured protective beads, from the Arussi/Sidamo region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver necklace, offered as part of a dowry in the Argobba region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large Muria, wedding necklace, from the Harrar region of Ethiopia. Made of silver beads, with Ingot plating. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large silver necklace, with Koran prayer amulet box and large Ethiopian silver beads, (bracelet in photo is included for scale). Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made from silver Ethiopian jimma beads and silver teslums (charms). Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace from the Harrar/ Ogadin area in Ethiopia. It consists of a silver prayer amulet with large silver beads. (Bracelet in the photo is to give impression of size). Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit by – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A medium sized, dowry, crescent breast ornament necklace made of silver. Most found on the market at a later date were meant for the tourist market in Ethiopia and done in nickel with silver plate. (Bracelet in the photo is to give an impression of … Continue reading "Necklace – Ethiopia"
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A rare silver, fertility necklace from the Wollo region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large silver necklace from the Ogadin region of Ethiopia. Examples of this necklace can also be found Yemen, Egypt and Oman. (Bracelet in the image is included to give an impression of size). Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver chain necklace, made of Jimma beads from Ethiopia and a selection of pendants. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of large turquoise and silver beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of good silver Ethiopian and Indian beads, and Ethiopian vintage resin beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian necklace of contemporary composition, made up of black coral, jet and silver beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver Muria, wedding necklace, from the Harrar region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An original Ethiopian, Wollo area wedding necklace. An original composition comprising of fertility symbols and protective amulets, strung with Tjechian and Italian glass beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver wedding necklace from the Wollo region of Ethiopia. The necklace consists of fertility symbols and protective amulets strung with anklet beads(heisa beads). Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace with a chain made from silver Jimma beads and a cross pendant, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of silver Jimma beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Necklace of Ethiopian rare collectable beads, antique german bakelite beads, worn in Ethiopia as protection with certain ethnic groups, combined with silver beads from the Oggadin,Ethiopia/Somalia, and antique Masbaha silver prayer beads. Contemporary composition. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of Ethiopian silver beads, Indian coral beads, finished with resin and glass beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of a central silver protective amulet, trade beads, Italian chevron beads, Amsterdam blues and lapis lazuli. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, with a foundation of Ethiopian silver beads, with deep green jade and Chinese cloisonné beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of decorated Ethiopian/Eritrean protective charms(telsums), silver beads, coral and black glass seed beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian/Eritrean silver telsum necklace with an Axum/Tigrai coptic cross pendant. These type of telsums are often made of copper or low silver and gilded.  Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An weighty silver linked chain, weighty, with different pendants, inlcuding a protective Bobcat claw set in silver. This is a protective symbol worn by a pregnant woman to protect the unborn baby. Combined with a refined filigree wedding neck-ring from Tigrai/Eritrea, and a silver Axum design … Continue reading "Necklace – Ethiopia/Eritrea"
  • Necklace – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian/Eritrean engagement or wedding necklace with an Axum Coptic, cross pendant. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition made up of silver telsums (charms) from Ethiopia/Eritrea, and fertility symbols combined with glass trade beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Eritrean/Ethiopian fertility symbol necklace. Combination Eritrean anklet beads and Argobba fertility symbols. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian/Eritrean antique Telsums (charms) in silver, combined with phenolic resin and Czech seed beads and handmade silver cone beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made of silver protective telsums (charms) and amulets, from Ethiopia/Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A piece of ethnic wear of contemporary composition, a long necklace worn across the body. Made using a mix of silver Jimma/Kaffa beads, silver protective telsums, pendants and amulets, with an earspoon and silver coin of Emperor Menelik II with tiny bells. Finished with tomato red, … Continue reading "Necklace – Ethiopia/Eritrea"
  • Necklace – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Eritrean/Ethiopian combination of good silver fertility symbols . The main beads are original Eritrean anklet beads combined with Argobba bells. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace made up of a combination of Eritrean fertility anklet beads and a small Ethiopian prayer box, with telsum (charms). All made of good silver. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian/Eritrean bib pendant worn by the Bilen women. Often given as part of a dowry. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace made up of protective and fertility symbols, silver and glass beads, from Ethiopia/Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian/Eritrean, silver bib pendant worn by the Bilen women. Often included as part of a dowry. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of a variety of coloured beads and silver telsums (charms) and pendants. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A contemporary silver chain from Ethiopia/Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia/Mali
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition with old resin,(faux amber), horn beads, lapis lazulli, antique mile fiori, a brass pendant from Mali and Ethiopian brass beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia/Somalia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver wedding necklace, offered as part of a dowry by the Ogadin people in Ethiopia/Somalia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Ethiopia/Yemen
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of silver beads, from Ethiopia, Yemen and India. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A rare Tibetan necklace, with a silver gilded central pendant, dragon decor side pieces, strung with silver, coral, turquoise and bronze beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace/Bracelet – Egypt
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A silver Egyptian spiral necklace and matching bracelet, made in India. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Eritrea/Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of East African necklaces. The top is an Eritrean fertility necklace, with anklet symbols. There are two necklaces with Ethiopian Wollo prayer boxes, and two necklaces with Wollo and Gondar good silver telsums, with old resin beads. One of these also has re-constituted red … Continue reading "Necklaces – Eritrea/Ethiopia"
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of examples of short necklaces of contemporary composition, made up of good silver, Ethiopian beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of long channel type necklaces. Of contemporary composition, made up of silver Jimma beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian Wollo necklaces (the upper two), and one Jimma prayer bead necklace, all made from high quality silver.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver necklaces from Ethiopia. One contains large fertility symbols from the Wollo region. Another contains a scroll box and two earspoons, and the unstrung necklace is made up of silver telsums (charms). Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Necklaces made with Ethiopian bone amulets, with the protective eye symbols. They are worn on the strings of old Italian Murano Trade beads, and Czech Russian blues beads, and the endings often with padre beads. They should be worn with two amulets. As the necklaces are … Continue reading "Necklaces – Ethiopia"
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A display of four necklaces, strung with silver, Ethiopian Jimma beads. Three of the necklaces are of contemporary composition and the bottom one is an original. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Two necklaces of Ethiopian silver handmade Jimma/Kaffa beads, one worn double strung through a large bailed, silver Ethiopian Axum cross pendant. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Old resin Faturan beads, collected in Ethiopia in the 1970-1990s. These beads were/are worn by the Muslim people of Ethiopia for Protection, The large ones only in twos with some silver balls. Click here to see original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver necklaces made of Jimma/Kaffa beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A couple of silver necklaces made of different sized Jimma beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A couple of silver necklaces made of fertility symbols, the bottom one restrung with blue beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Fertility necklaces of silver beads, strung in Ethiopia. The stringing was done with old Bohemian glass beads and two Venetian glass beads, and as closure a button was added. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pair of original, silver Muria’s (wedding necklaces), from the Harrar region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Two silver Muria’s, wedding necklaces, from the Harar region of Ethiopia. The smaller one has a central scroll holder. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Two dowry necklaces done in good (835/1000) silver. These were often worn on a string of with natural yellow Baltic amber. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver, Ethiopian necklaces, made up from rare Jimma/Kaffa beads. The dark red, resin beads in the one example here are rare in Ethiopia, while the bottom necklace contains fertility symbols. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver necklaces from Ethiopia, mostly made up of fertility symbols and charms. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Ethiopian necklaces, made with a combination of black glass beads, french old glass jet beads, bone and silver protective amulets (telsums), and fertility beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Ethiopian silver fertility necklaces. Second from the top and second from the bottom are originals, just restrung, and the others are contemporary compositions. Their origins are the Tigrai /Wollo/Gondar regions of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver, Coptic cross necklaces, of contemporary composition, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Necklaces made of silver Jimma beads from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A couple of necklaces from Ethiopia, made up of silver Jimma beads and a silver pendant. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A couple of silver necklaces, made up of Jimma beads from Ethiopia. One of the necklaces includes fertility symbols. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A couple of necklaces made up of Jimma beads from Ethiopia. The top one includes fertility symbols and the bottom is strung with a cross pendant. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia/Afghanistan
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of necklaces of contemporary composition, made up of large black coral , Afghan jet and topaz, antique Italian black eye (skunk) beads, rough cut dark green tourmaline; all combined with silver pieces from Ethiopia and Afghanistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Two necklaces of contemporary composition. The outer necklace is made up of silver Ethiopian/Eritrean Jimma/Kaffa beads. The inside one is a combination of Eritrean fertility symbol anklet made into a necklace combined with Argobba pendant. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Tibet/Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of necklaces of contemporary composition, made up of Carnelian beads from Tibet and silver beads and telsums (charms), from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Parfum box – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian/Eritrean silver parfum box, which can hold a piece of cloth drenched with parfum or good smelling leaves/seeds. Click here to see the original post.
  • Parfum boxes – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Two silver parfum (aromatic leaves) boxes, from the Tigrai region of Ethiopia. The large one is worn on a chain as a single box, the small one is part of a set, of which the open one in the front and a closed one on the … Continue reading "Parfum boxes – Ethiopia"
  • Pendant – East Timor
    Picture credit – Svetlana SysoevaPosted by – Svetlana Sysoeya A bone mask ancestor pendant, from East Timor. Click here to see the 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 – Egypt
    Picture credit – Sigrid van RoodePosted by – Sigrid van Roode A silver Egyptian coin of King Farouq worked into a pendant. Click here to see the original post. 
  • Pendant – Egypt
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A large silver Nubian pendant, from Egypt. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Eritrea
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Origin unresolved. These triangles are only found in Eritrea,this is an old and solid weighty piece, compared to some of lighter and more recent pieces. This piece was collected in Eritrea. Perhaps has significance with the Zar group,as they also practice Zar in a different manner … Continue reading "Pendant – Eritrea"
  • Pendant – Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large silver pendant, as worn by the Bilen people of Eritrea. Examples of this style can also be found in Egypt. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver pendant from Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An unusual silver pendant from Ethiopia/Eritrea, commonly worn by the Bilen people. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver pendant from Ethiopia, with floral file grain decoration, offset by a bright red glass centrepiece. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Cordelia DonohoePosted by- Cordelia Donohoe Ethiopian cross, cut directly from a Maria Theresa Thaler. Click here to see original post
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak This large, silver Rashaida pendant from Ethiopia is also commonly worn in Egypt. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak This large, silver Rashaida pendant from Ethiopia is also commonly worn in Egypt. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver, Coptic cross pendant from Ethiopia. (The ring in the photo is included for scale). Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large metal pendant from Ethiopia, with glass bead detailing, worn by the Rashaida people. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Galerie Vert EtherPosted by – Galerie Vert Ether A silver hinged cross pendant from Ethiopia, strung with glass beads from Ghana and Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver Coptic cross pendant, from Ethiopia, of Dessie design with ramshorns and protective eyes. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver Coptic cross pendant, from Ethiopia, of the dessie design, with ramshorns and protective eyes. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Galerie Vert EtherPosted by – Galerie Vert Ether A silver plated nickel Coptic cross pendant, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian/Eritrean Coptic cross of Axum design. Made of solid silver, from early 1900-10, with traces of gold guild, as was the fashion of the nobility of that time. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian silver coptic cross pendant, which is hinged and boxed. This is a well proportioned example, with beautiful file grain and granulate work. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver Ethiopian Coptic cross pendant, in the Solomonic design. Commonly worn as a protective amulet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian silver, Coptic cross pendant. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large silver pendant from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver Coptic cross pendant, made in the dessie design, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian, silver Coptic cross pendant. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large silver pendant from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver pendant from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver Coptic cross pendant, in the Shoa design and made using the lost wax system. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver pendant from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver Coptic/Orthodox cross pendant, from Ethiopia. Made using the lost wax system. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver protective charm, known as a telsum, of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian antique silver Coptic cross, Solomonic or Maltese cross model. Dated approximately 1910. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Giovanna SerafiniPosted by – Giovanna Serafini A silver Coptic cross with miniature inside. From Axum, Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large silver pendant from Ethiopia, with red and green glass beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian coptic crosses known as Solomonic/Maltese. These four pieces are silver Shoa cross pendants. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian Coptic Axum silver cross, with detailed weaving and rams-horns. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver, Coptic cross pendant in the Dessie design from Ethiopia/Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver, Coptic cross pendant from Ethiopia/Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver, hinged Coptic cross pendant, from Ethiopia/Eritrea and dated to the 1930s. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A small silver cross pendant, from Ethiopia/Eritrea. (The coin in the photo is included for scale). Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A small silver cross pendant, from Ethiopia/Eritrea. (The coin in the photo is included for scale). Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian/Eritrean Coptic, pectoral, silver cross pendant. This is made using the lost wax system, decorated with file grain and granulates. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian/Eritrean Coptic, pectoral, silver cross pendant. This is made using the lost wax system, decorated with file grain and granulates. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian/Eritrean Coptic, pectoral, silver cross pendant. This is made using the lost wax system, decorated with file grain and granulates. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian/Eritrean Coptic, pectoral, silver cross pendant. This is made using the lost wax system, decorated with file grain and granulates. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian/Eritrean Coptic, pectoral, silver cross pendant. This is made using the lost wax system, decorated with file grain and granulates. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian/Eritrean Coptic, pectoral, silver cross pendant. This is made using the lost wax system, decorated with file grain and granulates. This example is also hinged. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large pendant, from Ethiopia/Eritrea, worn as wedding jewellery. Good silver, with gold plating. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large silver pendant, worn by the Bilen people in Ethiopia and Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver Coptic/Orthodox cross pendant, from Ethiopia/Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large collection of silver telsums (charms), from Ethiopia, often worn like pendants on a necklace. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver, Coptic cross pendants from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Coptic cross pendants from Ethiopia, of different quality silver. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver cross pendants from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Two rare pendants from Ethiopia. One displays the sawn out coin profile of King Menelik I (coin), an example of fine file grain work. This photo also shows part of the high silver Jimma/Ethiopian beads used as a foundation. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large collection of silver amulets and telsums (charms), from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Ethiopian Coptic crosses made from good silver. They are rare in their very small size, app. 3-4 cm, with a very large, unusual design cross. All were created using the lost wax system. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Coptic/Orthodox cross pendants made in the Halvaria/Solomonic, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Coptic/Orthodox cross pendants made in the Shoa design, many of which are hinged, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Coptic/Orthodox cross pendants, from Ethiopia. Gojjam area crosses made in different sizes and hinged. The very large ones are mostly worn by Church dignitaries. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of hinged silver Coptic/Orthodox cross pendants, done in the Shoa design, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A couple of pendants made of Bakelite and decorated with silver, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver, Ethiopian Coptic crosses, all of Solomonic design. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Examples of pendants, from Ethiopia. An old silver Thaler type, Coin of Emperor Menelik II. The portrait has been carefully and skilfully sawn out, hung on another necklace of the Kaffa silver beads, and a strong shaped Maltese/Shoa Cross. These shapes of crosses are also to … Continue reading "Pendants – Ethiopia"
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver cross pendants from the Gondar region of Ethiopia, depicting the Star of David. (Ring in the photo is included to give scale). Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Three silver thalers. Two on the left back and front side A Thaler from Ethiopia of Emperor Menelik II, around 1910-20 back and front. Showing the Emperor’s face, en face, and on the back the Lion of Judah with its crown. The first on the right … Continue reading "Pendants – Ethiopia"
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of small silver telsums (charms), from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Ethiopian Coptic Shoa silver cross pendants, some with hinges. All predate 1930. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver telsums (charms), from Ethiopia. The top set is strung on a necklace with French jet glass beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Photo Credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Solid silver jewellery from Somalia and Ethiopia. They would be worn by men in a pair of two tight against the neck on a thick band. Click here to see original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Two claws set in good silver, worn as protective symbols for pregnant women. The round boxed disk is a boxed pendant with the Solomonic cross in the centre. All are from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Coptic/Orthodox cross pendants, done in the lost wax system, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian silver Coptic/Orthodox cross pendants, Shoa design and Solomonic design. Both double layered items. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Three Ethiopian Coptic/Orthodox cross pendants, of the Axum design. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of solid silver Ethiopian Coptic crosses, all done by the lost wax system. Here they are strung on a braided leather string. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of solid silver antique Ethiopian coptic cross pendants. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Ethiopian Coptic cross pendants, made of good silver (835/1000). Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pair of light-weight silver pendants, which could be worn as earrings. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Three styles of filigree worked ear spoons, boxed sides, both sides heavily decorated, from the Highlands of Ethiopia. The middle one has a more Turkmanish decor style, still going strong from the Ottoman influence. Ethiopia also was invaded by the Turks. Click here to see original … Continue reading "Pendants – Ethiopia"
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Three solid silver cross pendants; Ethiopian Coptic, Solomonic design and pectoral crosses. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of rare silver teslums (charms) from Ethiopia, mostly Gondar and the Tigray region.  They are dated from the early 1900’s, when gold gilding was in fashion amongst the nobility. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver telsums (charms), from the Gondar and Wollo parts of Ethiopia. Often given at engagement parties as part of a dowry. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak These Ethiopian telsums (charms), from the Gondar and Tigray areas, are made from good silver and are dated around 1930. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Ethiopian, silver telsums (charm) pendants, from the Tigrai and Gondar regions and dated around 1950. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Ethiopian Coptic cross pendants. Some in this collection are boxed and hinged. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian, silver Coptic cross, hinged, Axum design pendants, dated app. 1910-20s. Made using the lost wax system and finished with refined engravings both sides. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver, Coptic cross pendants, some of which are hinged. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Ethiopian Coptic cross pendants. Some in this collection are boxed and/or hinged. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of small silver Coptic cross pendants, from Ethiopia, mostly made using the lost wax system. (Coin is included in picture for scale). Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – JohannePosted by – Johanne A collection of silver cross pendants and trade beads, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A trio of Ethiopian, Coptic cross pendants, made of good silver (800/1000). Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A couple of hinged, silver cross pendants, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Ethiopian, silver Coptic cross pendants. Some pieces in this collection are boxed and/or hinged. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver, Coptic cross pendants from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver cross pendants, some of which are hinged, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Two large Ethiopian Coptic cross pendants, made of good silver (800/1000). The one on the left is from the Dessie area and the right is a Shoa cross. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver cross pendants, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Coptic cross pendants, from different regions of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A small selection of silver, Ethiopian telsum (charm) pendants. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Ethiopian silver cross pendants. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Ethiopian, silver telsum (charm) pendants. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Ethiopian pendants. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver pendants from the Harrar region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Coptic cross pendants from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Ethiopian, silver Coptic cross pendants. The cross on the bottom right is hinged. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Coptic cross pendants from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Silver scroll-holder pendants from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Ethiopian Coptic cross pendants, from different regions. These are gold plated, silver. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver neck cross pendants, made in the Axum design. (Coin in the photo is included for scale). Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Some Ethiopian, silver Coptic cross hinged pendants, made in the Gojjam design. The large cross would’ve been worn by a church’s high ranking priest, such as Bishops. The two smaller ones would be worn by the well off Christians in that region.  Click here to see … Continue reading "Pendants – Ethiopia"
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver neck cross pendants, made in the Dessie design, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver neck cross pendants, made in the Shoa design, from Ethiopia. (Coin in the photo is included for scale). Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver neck cross pendants, in the Solomonic or Maltese design, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of many different silver, Coptic cross pendants from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver cross pendants of different designs from different regions of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Coptic/Orthodox neck crosses, from Ethiopia. (Coin is included in the photo for scale). Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A couple of silver Coptic/Orthodox neck cross pendants, from Ethiopia. (Coin in the photo is included for scale). Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver, Ethiopian, Coptic crosses; all of the axum design and made using the lost wax system. Dated pre-1930s. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Ethiopian, Coptic crosses of Shoa design, made of silver, using the lost wax system. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large collection of silver cross pendants from Ethiopia, of different designs from multiple regions. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Ethiopian, Coptic cross pendants, from a various regions of the country. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Ethiopian small sized, Silver coptic cross pendants. Different designs from different regions and some are hinged. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of large, silver, Ethiopian, Coptic cross pendants. Most examples here are also hinged. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of small silver cross pendants from Ethiopia. (Coin is included in photo for scale). Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Coptic cross pendants, from Ethiopia and made using the lost wax system. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of various Ethiopian/Eritrean silver, Coptic cross pendants. All are made using the lost wax system and are dated 1930 or earlier. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of large decorated silver pendants, worn by the Bilen women of Ethiopia/Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Coptic cross pendants from Ethiopia and Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Coptic cross pendants from Ethiopia and Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Coptic cross pendants from Ethiopia and Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Coptic cross pendants from Ethiopia and Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver Ethiopian Coptic Cross pendant and a silver Ethiopian/Eritrean Earspoon. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Coptic cross pendants from Ethiopia and Eritrea. Different designs show they are from different regions of the countries. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large collection of silver, Coptic cross pendants from Ethiopia and Eritrea. They are all made using the lost wax system and are from different regions such as, Lalibella, Gojjam, Axum, Shoa and Guarge. (Ring in the photo is included for scale). Click here to see … Continue reading "Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea"
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of small, silver Coptic cross pendants, from various regions in Ethiopia and Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of large, silver Coptic cross pendants, from various regions of Ethiopia/Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of rare, gold-plated, silver Ethiopian Coptic cross pendants. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of small silver Coptic cross pendants all made using the lost wax system, from Ethiopia/Eritrea. (The coin in the photo is included for scale). Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Eritrean/Ethiopian gilded telsums (charm) pendants, dated around the 1920s. These are worn as a short necklace, often with a Axum coptic cross in the centre. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of small silver, Coptic/Orthodox cross pendants. Made using the lost wax system, from Ethiopia/Eritrea. (The coin in the photo is included for scale). Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A couple of small silver, Coptic/Orthodox cross pendants. Made using the lost wax system, from Ethiopia/Eritrea. (The coin in the photo is included for scale). Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large collection of small sized, Ethiopian/Eritrean, silver coptic cross pendants, mostly done in the lost wax system or in the folded wire work and decorated with file grain and granulate. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver coptic cross pendants, from Ethiopia or Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Axum cross pendants from Ethiopia/Eritrea, all made using the lost wax system. The pendant of the far left is from the Dessie area. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Ethiopian/Eritrean silver, cross pendants. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A couple of rare silver Coptic cross pendants from Ethiopia/Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of small silver Coptic cross pendants, from Ethiopia/Eritrea. (Coin in photo is included for scale). Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Coptic cross pendants, from Ethiopia/Eritrea. (Coin included in the photo for scale). Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A single silver pendant found in Ethiopia in 1970s a single piece.A pendant depicting the Emperor Menelik, who ruled late second half 1800 until 1930s. His profile is skilfully cut in the back of a coin.An old lion claw set in silver, this was worn as … Continue reading "Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea"
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of large silver cross pendants, in a range of styles. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of gold gilded silver, Coptic crosses and an earspoon, all from Ethiopia/Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Silver Coptic cross pendants, from Ethiopia/Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver cross pendants, from Ethiopia/Eritrea. They are a mix of Coptic and Orthodox pectoral crosses. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A trio of silver cross pendants, from Ethiopia/Eritrea. They vary in design, Coptic or Orthodox pectoral crosses. Click here to see the original post.
  • Prayer box – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A small silver protective prayer box, from the Wollo region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Prayer box – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A small silver protective prayer box, from the Wollo region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Prayer box – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver Koran, prayer box from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Prayer box – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A small silver protective prayer box, from the Wollo region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Prayer box – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A very large silver Koran verse amulet box, from Ethiopia but similar can be found in Yemen. Click here to see the original post.
  • Prayer box – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver prayer-box from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Prayer box – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A refined, decorated silver Koran box from the Harrar region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Prayer boxes – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Some little prayer boxes and the one open parfum box.the one on the bottom right very rare, with a gilded front makes it from around 1910s it holds the etched eternal knot, which is a very much used design in the Ethiopian Coptic/Orthodox church, on buildings … Continue reading "Prayer boxes – Ethiopia"
  • Prayer boxes – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Two small sized silver protective prayer boxes; about 5 x 6 cm without the bells, from Ethiopia. Can be for both Islam or Christian. Click here to see the original post.
  • Prayer boxes – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A very large silver Christian prayer box which would hold a leather protective prayer scroll. These were mostly worn by Amhara dignitaries, who would travel to their function in a not too friendly area. When not traveling the scroll would be hung on the wall near … Continue reading "Prayer boxes – Ethiopia"
  • Prayer boxes – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Set of four incomplete, silver prayer boxes with bells missing. Filled with charcoal to prevent denting. Click here to see the original post.
  • Prayer boxes – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A couple of silver protective prayer boxes, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Prayer boxes – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver prayer boxes, from Ethiopia/Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Prayer boxes – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Silver prayer boxes and telsums (charms), from Ethiopia/Eritrea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Prayer boxes – Ethiopia/Yemen
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Three silver prayer boxes. The large box on the left is from the Harrar region of Ethiopia and the one on the right is from the Wollo region. The small box in the middle is from Yemen. Click here to see the original post.
  • Religious Adornment – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A religious wooden staff top, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Ring – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A ring made of mixed silver and glass centre, from Ethiopia and of Ottoman influence. Click here to see the original post.
  • Ring – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver fertility ring, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Ring – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A Rashaida, Ethiopian, silver fertility tower ring from the Harrar region. Click here to see the original post.
  • Ring – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver ring, with protective eye symbols, from the Tigrai region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Ring – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver gilded wedding ring, from Ethiopia. Commonly worn by the Tigrai people, worn as a necklace on a string. Click here to see the original post.
  • Ring – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Giovanna SerafiniPosted by – Giovanna Serafini An Amhara bronze marriage ring, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Ring – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver ring with an antique coin depicting Emperor Menelik II, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Ring – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian antique silver wedding ring from the highlands/ Wollo Tigrai regions. Commonly worn on a leather string or many wooden threads. Dated approximately 19030. Click here to see the original post.
  • Ring – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver statement ring, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original film.
  • Ring – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A detailed silver ring from Ethiopia/Eritrea, worn by the Tigrai people. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rings – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large collection of silver rings, mostly from Ethiopia, Eritrea or Yemen. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rings – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large collection of silver rings, mostly from Ethiopia, Eritrea or Yemen. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rings – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A trio of silver rings, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rings – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian good silver rings from different areas. three of them are hefty rings, one a RashAida/Harrar and 2 smallers with fertility symbols and a coin of the Emperor Menelik II around 1880- 1930s. Click here to see original post.
  • Rings – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of variously decorated silver rings, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rings – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Two silver rings from Ethiopia, with religious signs. The smaller one has a cross engraved within the floral, a clear church design. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rings – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver rings, worn by the Rashaida people of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rings – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver rings from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rings – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of decorated silver rings from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rings – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A couple of rough silver rings, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rings – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver rings from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rings – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak These are some examples of silver Ethiopian rings, and some silver cross pendants. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rings – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver rings, from Ethiopia, which were commonly given as graduation gifts. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rings – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver wedding rings from Ethiopia/Eritrea, which were worn on a string around the neck. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rings – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver Rashaida rings from Ethiopia/Eritrea. One ring is decorated with a carnelian in the centre. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rings – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of Ethiopian/Eritrean silver rings of mostly common design. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rings – Ethiopia/Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of silver rings, mostly from the Jimma region of Ethiopia. One is made of sterling silver and from Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rings – Ethiopia/Tibet/Nepal
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Two silver rings from Ethiopia, and one ring of white coral (yellowed with age), fixed in sterling silver from Tibet/Nepal. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rings – Ethiopia/Yemen
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of good silver rings, from Ethiopia and Yemen. Click here to see the original post.
  • Scroll box – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large silver, protective scroll box, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Scroll box – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver, Ethiopian Scroll box made for the Christians living in the town of Harrar. The centre decoration is a red resin bead. Click here to see the original post.
  • Scroll holder – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver protective scroll holder, from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Scroll holder – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A tiny leather protective coptic/orthodox scroll with two silver holders. This one came within the upper holder. Click here to see original post.
  • Scroll Holder – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid Langerak Posted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver scrollbox of Ethiopia with its original chain. These boxes were worn in Harar town and the province Harague, Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Scroll holder – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large silver protective scroll holder, from the Harrar region of Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Scroll holder – Yemen
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large silver protective scroll holder, from Yemen. (Two smaller holders are included in the photo for scale). Click here to see the original post.
  • Scroll holders – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Two silver protective scroll holders, from Ethiopia. The top one is sealed, worn as a pendant and the bottom one, which has an open lid, can hold the tiny leather protective scrolls. Click here to see the original post.
  • Scrollbox – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A medium sized, silver, Ethiopian scroll box pendant. (Bracelet in the image is included to give an impression of size). Click here to see the 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.
  • Silver tops – Ethiopia
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Two silver tops of meditation sticks. People in Ethiopia and Eritrea stand in or outside the church in meditation for long periods and to support themselves they would be leaning on meditation sticks. Sometime of a T-shaped stick or a iron or brass top . The … Continue reading "Silver tops – Ethiopia"
  • Sword cover – Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak An Ethiopian nobility sword covering. Done in weighty silver and gold gilded, which dates it around 1900-1930. This decoration would be placed on the swords when they had to go on parade in front of the Emperor to show their pledge, dressed in full gear, such … Continue reading "Sword cover – Ethiopia"
  • Sword cover – Ethiopia/Eritrea
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Ethiopian/Eritrean gilded sword cover, worn by the nobility. Silver of approximately 50%, gilded with gold. These pieces cover only the ends of the sword and are worn on special occasions such as going on parade of the Emperor. Dated approximately 1910. Click here to see the … Continue reading "Sword cover – Ethiopia/Eritrea"
  • Telsums – Eritrea
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Antique/old telsums from Eritrea( as seen on an old photo) original stringing with center Axum Coptic cross. all in good silver. Telsums rare pieces. Click here to see original post.