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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
  • Arm band/ornament – Papua New Guinea
    Picture credit – Joost DaalderPosted by – Joost Daalder A New Guinea “Mwali”, a wealth ornament (technically an armband) passed on as a gift from one person to another in the so-called Kula cycle. Click here to see the original post.
  • Armband – Philippines
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A Naga style carved boars tusk arm band, from the Philippines. Click here to see the original post.
  • 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
  • Beads – Peru
    Picture credit – Thomas StrickerPosted by – Thomas Stricker A collection of ceramic beads, from Peru. Click here to see the 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.
  • Belt Ornament – Pakistan
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A silver chatelaine (belt hook/ornament), from Pakistan. Click here to see the 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
  • Bracelets – Palestine
    Photo credit – Michael BackmanPosted by – Michael Backman Pair of Palestinian woman’s silver bracelets (Saba’ Wiyat or Sleitat Fadda). Palestinian People, Sinai (Egypt), Hebron (Palestine) circa 1900. Click here to see original post.
  • Coin (Shell money) – Papua New Guinea
    Picture Credit – Annie BoehmPosted by – Annie Boehm Old Spool Type Shell Money, Sulka, New Britain. 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
  • Grooming Kit – Pakistan
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A small silver grooming kit, from Pakistan. 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
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A necklace made up of a variety of beads, from Pakistan. Click here to see the 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 
  • Necklace – Papua New Guinea
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A large shell necklace, from Papua New Guinea. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Papua New Guinea
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A beaded necklace with feather adornment, from Papua New Guinea. 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
  • Pendant – Pakistan
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A silver and gold gilded scroll container pendant, from Pakistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Morocco
    Picture credit – Sarah CorbettPosted by – Sarah Corbett A set of silver Souss Niello and repousse pendants on large hoops with beads added. Beads include, Antique coral, venetian glass, European glass, and large Phelonic ‘Amber’ beads. From the Souss valley, Southern Morocco. Click here to see the original post.
  • Permission
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  • Scroll/Amulet holder – Pakistan
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A Pakistani/Mulat, silver, enamelled, scroll/amulet holder. Click here to see the original post.
  • Spindle whorl – Bactria/Persia
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A collection of wooden Spindle whorl, from Bactria/Persia. Many of them have detailed carvings of birds, palm leaves and other designs (suspected to be an early written language). These are thought to have been used for spinning fine silk. Click here to see the original post.
  • Spindle Whorl Strands – Persia
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A bunch of wood spindle whorl strands, from Persia. Many of them have detailed carvings of birds, palm leaves and other designs (suspected to be an early written language). These are thought to have been used for spinning fine silk. Click here to see the original … Continue reading "Spindle Whorl Strands – Persia"
  • Tassel – Pakistan
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A fabric and wood Kohistani tassel, from Pakistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Tassels – Pakistan
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey Decorative Kohistani tassels, from Pakistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • 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
  • Vest/Apron/Belt – Pakistan/Cameroon/India
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A display of a Kohistan, Northern Pakistan (Swat Valley) Childs vest. A Kirdi, Cameroon “cache-sexes”, beaded skirt/apron, and Nagaland, KonYak, beaded belt. Click here to see the original post.