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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
  • Bag – Papua New Guinea
    Photo credit – Joost DaalderPosted by – Joost Daalder Rare example of Oceanic jewellery. This bag is from the Western part of the island of New Guinea (generally feferred to a Papua). This piece is made of boars’ tusk, cassowary bone and fibre which includes yellow orchid fibre. Click here to see original post
  • Belt – Philippines
    Photo credit – Joost DaalderPosted by – Joost Daalder Woman’s belt (“sangilot”) of ikat cloth and conus (“conus litteratus”) shells, with a brass counterweight at the back. The Philippines, northern Luzon: Bontoc people; early 20th c., but some shells are much older. Click here to see original post.
  • Bracelet – Pakistan
    Photo credit : Sarah CorbettPosted by : Joost Daalder A matched antique set of Gokhru cuffs from Pakistan. The smaller spikes at the back of the pieces in three rows are an unusual addition. Click here to see the original post
  • Earrings – Pakistan
    Photo Credit : Anu Bhandari Posted by: Anu Bhandari A pair of Kochi earrings from Waziristan Silver with turquoise beads Click here to see the original post
  • Head dress – Papua New Guinea
    Photo Credit – South Australian MuseumPosted by – Joost Daalder A ceremonial headdress (peng koem) from Papua New Guinea’s Melpa people in West Highlands Province. Materials used include human hair, rattan, resin, ochre, orchid fibre, green beetles and white baler shell. Click here to see original post.
  • Neck ring – Papua New Guinea
    Photo credit – Joost DaalderPosted by – Joost Daalder “Big Man” ‘s rigid neck ring made of boars’ tusks and painted bark fibre over a rigid core. Papua New Guinea, Chimbu Province, eastern Wahgi Valley; second half 20th c.  Click here to see original post.
  • Necklace – Pakistan
    Photo Credit: Anu Bhandari Posted by: Anu Bhandari A necklace from Pakistan, made from silver metal and glass Worn by Pashtun people. Click here to see the original post 
  • Pakistani Torq
    Photo Credit : Anu Bhandari Posted by: Anu Bhandari A silver Torq Necklace from the Swat Valley in Pakistan Click here to see the original post
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  • Torq – Pakistan
    Photo Credit : Anu Bhandari Posted by: Anu Bhandari A silver Torq from Pakistan The glass cabochon may be a later edition to the original piece Click here to see the original post