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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 – Oman
    Posted by- Charlotte Dakin-Norris Photo credit- Charlotte Dakin-Norris An Amulet from Northern Oman made from silver. Featuring ayat al- kursi from Surat albarqra, the second sura of the Quran.  Click here to see original post
  • Anklets – Oman
    Photo credit – Joost DaalderPosted by – Joost Daalder Silver anklets probably made in Oman (Indian in character). The front of each anklet is more than 7 cms high, and the pieces are very heavy. Click here to see original post.
  • Belt – Oman
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A silver belt, crochet work creating hollow tube with silver end hooks worn wrapped twice. From, Oman, early 20th Century. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet – Oman
    Photo credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Joost Daalder Silver bracelet with open work; 19th century; Oman. Click here to see original post.
  • Bracelets – Oman
    Picture credit – Alaa Eddine SagidPosted by – Alaa Eddine Sagid A pair of engraved silver bracelets, from Oman. Click here to see the original post.
  • Brooch – Oman
    Photo credit – Sarah CorbettPosted by – Sarah Corbett A silver brooch from the Kuchi nomads. This example is from Oman and called ‘Shoka’, it is used to fasten a headcloth and usually worn on the right side of the head. Click here to see original post.
  • Earrings – Oman
    Photo credit – Cordelia DonohoePosted by – Cordelia Donohoe A pair of earrings from Oman, featuring coral and protective talismans. Click here to see original post.
  • Earrings – Oman
    Photo credit – Cordelia DonohoePosted by – Cordelia Donohoe A pair of talismanic earrings from North Oman. Silver & branch coral. Click here to see original post.
  • Head ornaments – Oman
    Picture credit – Sigrid van RoodePosted by – Sigrid van Roode Two silver head ornaments, from Oman. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Oman
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A hemp and silver necklace, from Oman. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Oman
    Photo credit – Joost DaalderPosted by – Joost Daalder Large and heavy necklace featuring attached Maria Theresa thalers, and a Koran holder (“hirz”) which was used to contain one of more verses from the Koran for protection. Oman, Wahiba Sands; mid 20th c. Height (without cords) 51 cm; the Koran holder is 15 cm wide. … Continue reading "Necklace – Oman"
  • Pendant – Oman
    Picture credit – Sigrid van RoodePosted by – Sigrid van Roode A pendant from Oman in lowgrade silver with a bicycle reflector, two red glass beads and pendants in the shape of the crescent moon. Click here to see the original post.