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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
  • Buttons – Kazakhstan
    Picture credit – Annie BoehmPosted by – Annie Boehm These are Kazakh buttons, named Tuyme. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuff – Kazakhstan
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A silver cuff, possibly early 18th Century, from Kazakhstan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuff – Kazakhstan
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A late 19th Century silver cuff with carnelian, from Kazakhstan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuff – Kazakhstan
    Photo credit – Michael BackmanPosted by – Michael Backman Kazakh Parcel-Gilt silver bracelet, Kazak People, Central Asia.Early 20th century. Click here to see original post.
  • Cuffs – Kazakhstan
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A couple of cuffs made up of a gilt silver double row with red glass behind silver windows. Small rosettes with granulation as bosses. From Kazakhstan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuffs – Kyrgyzstan
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino Gilt silver bangles, with raised cloisonné work. Russian hall marks. Basic style of Khirghiz cuff with enamelling on it. From Kyrgyzstan, early 20th Century. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Kazakhstan
    Posted by- Tess Axson Johnson Photo credit-Tess Axson Johnson  Necklace from Kazakhstan  Click here to see original post
  • Necklace – Kenya/Tanzania
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A necklace made up of brass coils suspended on cord strung with aluminium hishi beads, joined by a beaded coiled disk on leather. This is an archaic form and worn by Massai mothers for circumcision ceremonies of their sons. From Kenya/Tanzania. Click here to see the … Continue reading "Necklace – Kenya/Tanzania"
  • Necklace – Kyrgyzstan
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A necklace of contemporary composition, from Kyrgyzstan. Very early ornaments originally from hair ornament tassels. Inlaid with coral, turquoise and garnets, some beads being made from wire in Chinese knot pattern. 18th Century pieces restrung with old coral. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Kazakhstan
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A box pendant with a pear shaped drop. Gilt on silver with glass, and granulation. Late 18th or early 19th Century, from Kazakhstan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Veil – Kazakhstan
    Photo credit – Joost DaalderPosted by – Joost Daalder A hairpiece/veil from either Kazakhstan or Kyrgyzstan, with silver, coral and wrapped threads; 19th c. Click here to see original post.