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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 – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A large Tekke-Turkoman bozbend amulet with a large central carnelian. Mid 19th Century from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Amulet – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A gilt silver amulet with glass stones and central carnelian, applied lozenges. From Western Yomud, Turkmenistan, first quarter 20th Century. Click here to see the original post.
  • Amulet – Turkmenistan/Afghanistan
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A silver bozbend amulet, with central carnelian. An Ersari piece from Turkmenistan/Afghanistan, late 19th or early 20th Century. Click here to see the original post.
  • Asyk – Turkmenistan
    Photo credit : Joost DaalderPosted by : Joost Daalder A high quality silver gilt and carnelian “Asyk”. Worn as a Turkomen protective amulet. Second half of the 20th century. Click here to see original post
  • Asyk – Turkmenistan
    Photo credit : Joost DaalderPosted by : Joost Daalder Heart-shaped back pendant (Asyk) which may represent a spearhead, symbolising protection. Worn centrally connecting hair braids. Central Asia: Tekke Turkoman people; early 20th c. Silver, gilding & carnelians. Click here to see original post
  • Backpiece – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Maggie MatthewsPosted by – Maggie Matthews A silver Turkoman backpiece, with glass stones, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bangle – Tanzania
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A bangle made of Boars tusk with leather, from Tanzania. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bead – Tibet
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey Dzi bead (pronounced “zee”; alternative spelling: gzi) is a bead stone of mysterious origin worn as part of a necklace Necklace and sometimes as a bracelet. In several Asian cultures, including that of Tibet, the bead is considered to provide positive spiritual benefit. These beads are … Continue reading "Bead – Tibet"
  • Bead – Tibet
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey Dzi bead (pronounced “zee”; alternative spelling: gzi) is a bead stone of mysterious origin worn as part of a necklace Necklace and sometimes as a bracelet. In several Asian cultures, including that of Tibet, the bead is considered to provide positive spiritual benefit. These beads are … Continue reading "Bead – Tibet"
  • Bead – Tibet
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A Dzi stone bead with gold caps, from Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bead – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Cam KnuckeyPosted by – Cam Knuckey A large silver Ersari Turkoman bead, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Beads – Tibet
    Picture credit – Annemarie KoglerPosted by – Annemarie Kogler A collection of coral beads, from Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Beads – Tibet
    Picture credit – Annie BoehmPosted by – Annie Boehm An example of a Carnelian bead from Tibet. Pema Reka is the name for the ancient Tibetan variety of Carnelian bead, with many from at least the 12th Century and are distinctive in their age and colour. Click here to see the original post.
  • Beads – Tibet/Nepal
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Four large, chunky, natural vintage coral from Tibet/Nepal. Click here to see the original post.
  • Belt – Tibet
    Picture credit – HowahPosted by – Howah A belt made up of brass, silver, coral and leather, from Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Belt ornament – Tibet
    Photo credit : Joost DaalderPosted by : Joost Daadler A two-piece belt ornament from Tibet. Made from silver, coral, turquoise and amber. Circa. 1900. Click here to see original post
  • Belt ornament – Tibet
    Picture credit – HowahPosted by – Howah A milk hook made of silver, coral, coloured stones, copper backing and leather, worn on a belt. From, Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Belt Ornament – Tibet
    Picture credit – HowahPosted by – Howah A belt ornament made of silver, coral, coloured stones, copper backing and leather, from Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Belt ornament – Tibet
    Picture credit – HowahPosted by – Howah A milk hook made of silver, coral, brass, copper backing and leather, worn on a belt. From, Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet – Thailand
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino Thick woven silver bracelet. Worn by the Akha people of Thailand. Early 20th Century. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet – Tunisia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver bracelet from Tunisia, where the hallmark has faded. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A large silver Tekke Turkoman bracelet with carnelian, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelet – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A large silver Turkomen bracelet, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelets – Turkemenistan
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A pair of large gilded silver Tekke-Turkomen bracelets, with Carnelian, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelets – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A pair of silver and carnelian Tekke-Turkoman bracelets, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Bracelets – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A pair of silver Tekke-Turkomen bracelets, with Carnelian from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Breast plate – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A large gold and silver alloy breast piece with carnelian, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Button – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Sigrid van RoodePosted by – Sigrid van Roode A gold Tekke-Turkoman Guljaka button with glass inlays, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Ceremonial Ornament – Tibet
    Picture credit – Annie BoehmPosted by – Annie Boehm A container made from wood and silver, imitating a conch shell used by Buddhist monks in Tibet to carry ritual items. Click here to see the original post.
  • Chain – Tunisia
    Picture credit – Sigrid van RoodePosted by – Sigrid van Roode Chainwork from Tunisia, made up of finely hammered silver circles that link fibulas and other decorations. Click here for the original post.
  • Chest ornament – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino An Ersari chest ornament, made up of silver, carnelian, with cowries, beading, seeds, cloth amulets and thimbles. From Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Choker – Turkey
    Posted by- Charlotte Dakin-Norris Photo credit- Charlotte Dakin-Norris A gold choker from Turkey, featuring coins and stones. Click here to see original post
  • Cuff – Tunisia
    Photo credit – Cordelia DonohoePosted by – Cordelia Donohoe The opening has been welded shut, traditional Tunisian bird bangle. inner diameter 6.5cms, height 7cms. Click here to see original post.
  • Cuff – Turkmenistan
    Photo Credit – Michael BackmanPosted by – Michael Backman Tekke Fire-Gilded Gilt Silver Cuff Bracelet. Tekke people, Central Asia, including Afghanistan. 19th-20th century. Click here to see original post.
  • Cuffs – Thailand
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A pair of silver cuffs, from Thailand, early 20th Century. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuffs – Tunisia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large silver arm cuff with star and bird engravings, origin unknown. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuffs – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A couple of silver cuffs, Carnelian with small glass red and green stones, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuffs – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A couple of large Tekke-Turkoman cuffs, with four rows of fire carnelians. 19th Century, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuffs – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A pair of silver Turkomen Olam cuffs, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuffs – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A couple of silver and carnelian Turkomen Tekke cuffs, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuffs – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Annie BoehmPosted by – Annie Boehm A pair of silver Turkmen cuffs. Click here to see the original post.
  • Cuffs – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Annie BoehmPosted by – Annie Boehm A wide pair of silver Turkmen cuffs, attributed to the Teke tribe. 19th Century. Click here to see the original post.
  • Ear Ornaments – Tibet
    Picture credit – Annie BoehmPosted by – Annie Boehm These ear ornaments, made of silver and turquoise, were worn by humble women in Central Tibet during the 20th Century. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earrings – Thailand
    Picture credit – Annie BoehmPosted by – Annie Boehm These earrings are possibly brass or gold-washed, worn by Hill Tribe people in Thailand. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earrings – Tibet
    Picture credit – HowahPosted by – Howah A pair of earrings made up of silver, coral, turquoise and imitation coral, from Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earrings – Tunisia
    Picture credit – Alaa Eddine SagidPosted by – Alaa Eddine Sagid A pair of silver earrings, from Tunisia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earrings – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A pair of earrings of contemporary composition, gilt coin Turkoman with gilt silver Fikal leaves (puja offering leaves ), from Tamil Nadu, India. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earrings – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Cam KnuckeyPosted by – Cam Knuckey A pair of Yomud Turkoman “gulak khaka” (large embossed gilt silver and glass ear hoops), from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Earrings – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A pair of silver Tekke-Turkoman earrings, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Fibula – Tunisia
    Picture credit – Maggie MatthewsPosted by – Maggie Matthews A silver fibula set with red stones, from Tunisia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Fibula – Tunisia
    Picture credit – Savanna CaravanPosted by – Savanna Caravan A silver fibula, from Tunsisia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Hair adornment – Turkmenistan
    Photo credit : Joost DaalderPosted by : Joost Daalder Hair adornment or plait decoration called “Satschmondschuk”. This example belongs to the Yomud people of Turkmenistan. It features gilt silver and carnelians. Click here to see original post
  • Hair Ornaments – Tibet
    Picture credit – Michael BestePosted by – Michael Beste A pair of hair ornaments made up of turquoise, silver and gold, from Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Head adornment – Tibet
    Photo credit – Joost DaalderPosted by – Joost Daalder A fine Tibetan head ornament, made of high quality silver, corals, and turquoises; 19th/20th c.  Click here to see original post.
  • Head cover – Turkey
    Photo credit – Joost DaalderPosted by – Joost Daalder Silver head cover from Turkey (“tepelik”), possibly from the Denizli area. The fine filigree is a particularly striking feature of the piece, and is clearly visible. It is 19th c. Click here to see original post.
  • Head dress – Turkemnistan
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A headdress, with gold, coral, and silver on cloth. Worn by the Ersari tribe, used by an elite status woman. From Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Head dress – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey An Ersari diadem (head dress) made of silver and coral, from Turkmenistan. This piece shows both Turkomen and Uzbeki influences. Click here to see the original post.
  • Head dress – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino Silver headdress pendant from the Ersari group, having carnelian and wire work, from Turkmenistan. Late 19th or early 20th Century. Click here to see the original post.
  • Headdress – Thailand
    Photo credit : Joost DaalderPosted by : Joost Daalder Phami-Akha Headdresses from Thailand. Silver, textile, glass beads, silver coins, dyed goat’s hair, chicken feathers & baboon fur. Dated mid-19th century. Click here to see original post
  • Headdress – Tunisia
    Photo Credit : Anu Bhandari Posted by: Anu Bhandari A silver Headdress ( Assaba) which is worn in both Tunisia and Algeria. Click here to see the original post
  • Headdress – Turkmenistan
    Photo credit – Joost DaalderPosted by – Joost Daalder Turkoman woman’s silver forehead ornament (“ildirgitsch”) featuring carnelians and two blue glass beads to deflect the “evil eye”. Mid 20th c.  Click here to see original post.
  • Neckband – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – HowahPosted by – Howah A Tekke-Turkoman neckband with breast ornament made of silver gilding and carnelian, from Turkmenistan, 20th Century. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Afghanistan
    Picture credit – JohannePosted by – Johanne A silver Turkomen Ersari pendant with carnelian stones, strung with large silver beads, from Afghanistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Nepal/Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kim PricePosted by – Kim Price Necklaces made up of Turkoman silver beads, carnelian beads and a drop from Nepal. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tajikistan
    Picture credit – Annie BoehmPosted by – Annie Boehm An original Tajik necklace from Tajikistan, Central Asia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tajikstan
    Photo credit – Michael BestePosted by – Michael Beste Tajik necklace, appr. 2×42 cm long. Component length: 33 × 2 cm.Central pendant size: 8,5 cm, 246 grams. Silver, coral, glass, amber. Click here to see original post.
  • Necklace – Thailand
    Picture credit – Kim PricePosted by – Kim Price A necklace made up of a wood spindle whorl, Thai silver, with batiked and burnt agates, from Thailand. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A silver necklace worn by woman living in Eastern Tibet and Sikkim. Late 19th Century. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A Tibetan necklace made up of coral, turquoise, sterling silver and bronze beads or adornments. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A Tibetan necklace made up of coral, turquoise, sterling silver and bronze beads or adornments. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A Tibetan necklace made up of coral, turquoise, sterling silver and bronze beads or adornments. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A Tibetan necklace made up of coral, turquoise, sterling silver and bronze beads or adornments. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A Tibetan necklace made up of coral, turquoise, sterling silver and bronze beads or adornments. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A necklace combining a collection of Tibetan amber beads and antique clasp. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A necklace of contemporary composition, combining large Tibetan coral and amber beads with Himachel Pradesh and Tiznit enamelled silver on antique dori string. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Tibetan vintage necklace (circa 1980). Good silver, brass, old coral and turquoise. Click here to see original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A large necklace made in good sterling silver, from Tibet. Settings with different colours, natural turquoise stones and beads with small coral for the charm. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Tibetan vintage necklace (circa 1980). Good silver, brass, old coral and turquoise. Click here to see original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Tibetan vintage necklace (circa 1980). Good silver, brass, old coral and turquoise. Click here to see original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Kim PricePosted by – Kim Price A necklace with a central Tibetan Gao pendant, strung with turquoise discs, Nigerian powdered glass ‘coral’ and old Afhgani silver. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Kim PricePosted by – Kim Price A necklace made up of a Tibetan silver gao pendant with onyx beads, from Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace from Tibet, done in solid silver (not plated), bronze, old coral and turquoise. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace from Tibet, done in solid silver (not plated), bronze, old coral and turquoise. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Kim PricePosted by – Kim Price A necklace with a Tibetan silver pendant, strung with coral and turquoise bead, from Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of original composition from Tibet. Made up of silver, brass, old coral and turquoise pieces. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace from Tibet, done in solid silver (not plated), bronze, old coral and turquoise. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of original composition from Tibet. Made up of silver, brass, old coral and turquoise pieces. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of original composition from Tibet. Made up of silver, brass, old coral and turquoise pieces. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace from Tibet, done in solid silver (not plated), bronze, old coral and turquoise. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Photo credit – Joost DaalderPosted by – Joost Daalder Heavy beaded necklace from Ladakh, Tibet. Early to mid 20th century. Coral, seed pearl, amber, turquoise and silver. Backing made from cord and textile. Click here to see original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace from Tibet, done in solid silver (not plated), bronze, old coral and turquoise. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet/Afghanistan
    Picture credit – Kim PricePosted by – Kim Price A necklace made up of a Tibetan silver gao pendant, strung with Kuchi sea bamboo coral beads, from Afghanistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tibet/Ethiopia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of Carnelian beads from Tibet and silver beads from Ethiopia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tunisia
    Photo credit – Cordelia DonohoePosted by – Cordelia Donohoe A necklace assembled by Cordelia Donohoe, which features silver Tunisian Rihana chain & symbolic pendants. The Moroccan coral beads are an addition to the piece and not typical of Tunisian jewellery. Click here to see original post.
  • Necklace – Tunisia
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver necklace, made of Rihanna Tunisian links and a Hamsa pendant. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tunisia
    Photo credit – Cordelia DonohoePosted by – Cordelia Donohoe An enamelled pendant on typical silver chain, Tunisia. Click here to see original post.
  • Necklace – Tunisia
    Picture credit – Alaa Eddine SagidPosted by – Alaa Eddine Sagid A skhab necklace made up of scented pastebeads and small gilded silver beads and Khamsa pendants, from Tunisia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Tunisia
    Picture credit – Ethnic EmbellishmentsPosted by – Ethnic Embellishments A silver necklace with large hoops and coral bead centres, from Tunisia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Turkmenistan
    Posted by- Tess Axson Johnson  Photo credit- Tess Axson Johnson  Necklace from Arsari Turkmen in Iran or Turkmenistan, Carnelian stone, possibly from the 1970’s  Click here to see original post 
  • Necklace – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kim PricePosted by – Kim Price A large silver turkoman pendant hung from etched and facetted carnelian beads and multiple strands of turquoise, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kim PricePosted by – Kim Price A necklace made up of blue Hebron beads with vintage Turkoman silver and yellow Bohemian disk beads, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A jet and Turkomen silver bead necklace, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A silver beaded necklace, made up of coral, amber and turquoise beads, from Turkemnistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kim PricePosted by – Kim Price A necklace made up of silver Turkomen beads and trade ‘amber’ beads, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kim PricePosted by – Kim Price A necklace with a large silver focal Turkomen bead, strung on rough carnelian beads with heavy Afghani silver ‘swirl’ beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kim PricePosted by – Kim Price A necklace made up of a silver Turkomen pendant, with black onyx and lava beads, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kim PricePosted by – Kim Price A necklace of Turkoman silver beads and Bohemian glass beads, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kim PricePosted by – Kim Price A necklace with a Turkomen pendant and silver and carnelian beads, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklace – Turkmenistan/Afghanistan
    Picture credit – Kim PricePosted by – Kim Price A necklace of contemporary composition, made up of a large Turkoman silver bead makes up the focal point of this necklace along with some doubles. Reverse hooks allow the necklace part to be changed for another. Plain Afghani silver beads, facetted carnelian, vulcanite, along red and … Continue reading "Necklace – Turkmenistan/Afghanistan"
  • Necklace and Bracelet – Tibet
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A Tibet/Nepal necklace and bracelet. Made of sterling silver, coral,turquoise and amber. hung on several strings of coral,turquoise,silver and brass beads. Click here to see original post.
  • Necklaces – Afghanistan/Thailand
    Picture credit – Kim PricePosted by – Kim Price A collection of necklaces made up of Carnelian and ‘sea bamboo’ coral beads mixed with Afghani and Thai silver pendants. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – India/Tibet
    Picture credit – Kim PricePosted by – Kim Price A couple of necklaces, one with a large Indian silver bead, the other with a Tibetan silver pendant, strung with sea bamboo coral beads and turquoise beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Necklaces – Tibet
    Picture credit – Kim PricePosted by – Kim Price Two silver Tibetan pendants. The left piece is strung with sponge coral and turquoise and vintage Afghani silver. The piece on the right is strung on turquoise with two brick coloured Prosser beads and a few Afghani silver beads. 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.
  • Ornament – Tibet
    Picture credit – Annie BoehmPosted by – Annie Boehm This ivory item is from Tibet, but its purpose is unknown, possibly being a hair ornament, ear plug or used as a toggle. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Djerba, Tunisia
    Photo credit – Cordelia DonohoePosted by – Cordelia Donohoe Enamelled prayerbox pendant from Djerba. Featuring khamsa pendants and coral beads. Click here to see original post.
  • Pendant – Tibet
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A necklace of contemporary composition, using antique Tibetan gau with 22K gold and Tibetan antique turquoise. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Tibet
    Picture credit – Annie BoehmPosted by – Annie Boehm A pendant made from Baltic Amber with Tibetan craftsmanship on the cap. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Tibet
    Picture credit – Annemarie KoglerPosted by – Annemarie Kogler A silver ghau pendant (early 1900s) with turquoise inlay. Made into wearable necklace with Chinese Hubei faceted turquoises. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Tibet
    Picture credit – Annie BoehmPosted by – Annie Boehm A silver, Tibetan gau box. Worn by women in the Tsang Province, circa 1920’s. This example has had many of its turquoise stones missing or have been replaced and is restrung with a contemporary black cord. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A silver pendant from Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Tibet
    Posted by- Tess Axson Johnson  Photo Credit- Tess Axson Johnson  Pendant from Tibet, 1930’s Turquoise.  Click here to see original post 
  • Pendant – Tibet
    Picture credit – HowahPosted by – Howah A silver and coral stone amulet gau pendant, with copper backing, from Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pendant from Tibet, in good solid sterling silver with coral, also a small amount of amber and turquoise chips. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A pendant from Tibet, made of good sterling silver, turquoise chips and coral. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Tibet
    Picture credit – HowahPosted by – Howah A gau pendant with medicine bags, made of coloured stones, fabric and brass, from Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Tibet
    Picture credit – HowahPosted by – Howah A hinged amulet pendant made of silver, coral, turquoise and copper backing, from Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Tunisia
    Photo Credit : Anu Bhandari Posted by: Anu Bhandari A silver gilt pendant from Moknine in Tunisia Click here to see the original post
  • Pendant – Turkemnistan
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A simple silver Ersari bozbend pendant with carnelian, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino Pendant made up of silver coins and glass beads, with thimbles used by Ersari. Having prayers on reverse but unseen to wear and as well use for woman’s good luck as house decoration first year of marriage. Early 20th Century, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see … Continue reading "Pendant – Turkmenistan"
  • Pendant – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A hinged silver and gold gilded Turkoman Aysk pendant, with carnelian centre, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Cam KnuckeyPosted by – Cam Knuckey A silver Turkoman Asyk, a large protective amulet with engraving and a flat oval Carnelian, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Cam KnuckeyPosted by – Cam Knuckey A plain silver Turkoman Asyk pendant with carnelian, possibly Salor or Saryk as it has filigree detailing. From Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – HowahPosted by – Howah A Tekke-Turkoman prayer container pendant made up of silver gilding, carnelian and fabric, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Svetlana SysoevaPosted by – Svetlana Sysoeya A large chest pendant made up of gilded silver and carnelian, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Howah Posted by – Howah A square shaped Tekke-Turkoman amuletic pendant with scroll holder, made up of silver gilding and carnelians, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A Tekke-Turkoman pendant of gilt silver with beautiful drawing style and central carnelian, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Savanna CaravanPosted by – Savanna Caravan A silver, gold wash and carnelian pendant, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Giovanna SerafiniPosted by – Giovanna Serafini A Tekke-Turkoman, silver and gold pendant with carnelian. From Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – JohannePosted by – Johanne A silver gilded and red glass Tekke-Turkoman pendant, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – JohannePosted by – Johanne A silver gilded with carnelians pendant, part of Tekke-Turkoman head dress, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Savanna CaravanPosted by – Savanna Caravan A silver Salor pendant with a carnelian centre, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Savanna CaravanPosted by – Savanna Caravan A silver Asari pendant with red carnelian centre, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Savanna CaravanPosted by – Savanna Caravan A Tekke-Turkoman pendant with gold wash on silver, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendant box – Tibet
    Photo credit -Joost DaalderPosted by – Joost Daalder Noblewoman’s amulet box (ga’u) in the shape of a mandala. Tibet: Lhasa; early 20th c. Height 12.5 cm. Gold, turquoise, seed pearls, silver back. Click here to see original post.
  • Pendants – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Two silver, decorated pendants from Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pendants – Tunisia
    Picture credit – ToyaPosted by – Toya A collection of silver Khamsa pendants, from Tunisia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Pouch – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A leather Turkoman pouch (Hekel), from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Purse – Tibet
    Picture credit – Annemarie KoglerPosted by – Annemarie Kogler A money purse (fully functional) from Tibet. Leather with brass and silver, coral and turquoise. Now made into a necklace with Tibetan turquoise and Mediterranean coral beads. Click here to see the original post.
  • Purse – Tibet
    Picture credit – HowahPosted by – Howah A silver, coral, turquoise, and leather purse, from Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Purse – Tibet
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A leather, silver and copper purse, from Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rhuptsey – Tibet
    Photo credit – Joost DaalderPosted by – Joost Daalder A concave ornament in the shape of a mandala, for attachment to clothes, Tibet, 19th/20th c. Gilt silver, turquoise, silver, brass lugs at the back. Click here to see original post.
  • Ring – Thailand
    Photo Credit – Annie BoehmPosted by – Annie Boehm A gold ring, with rubies and rough-cut diamonds. Thailand, 19th Century. Click here to see the original post.
  • Ring – Tibet
    Photo credit – Michael BackmanPosted by – Michael Backman Tibetan parcel-gilt silver ‘saddle’ ring set with turquoise (Tagam or Ga Tshi-ko). Central & Eastern Tibet, 19th-20th century. Click here to see original post.
  • Ring – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A very large sterling silver ring, from Tibet. (Second ring in the last photo included for scale). Click here to see the original post.
  • Ring – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A ring of made of sterling silver, from Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Ring – Tibet
    Photo credit – Joost DaalderPosted by – Joost Daalder A large, round, silver and branch-coral ring which was probably worn in the hair. Tibet, early to mid 20th century. Click here to see original post
  • Ring – Tibet
    Photo credit – Joost DaalderPosted by – Joost Daalder Large gold and coral “saddle” ring with typical repoussé decoration. From Tibet. Click here to see original post
  • Ring – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A statement ring, of sterling silver, décor brass, turquoise chips and red coral, from Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Ring – Tibet/Nepal
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A statement ring made of silver, natural red coral and turquoise chips, from Tibet/Nepal. Click here to see the original post.
  • Ring – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A Turkoman ring with pedestal mount, early style mounting, made of gilt silver, copper and carnelian. From Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rings – Tibet
    Picture credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak A collection of sterling silver saddle rings, from Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Rings – Tibet/Mongolia
    Picture credit – Linda PastorinoPosted by – Linda Pastorino A group of turquoise rings mostly used as hair rings, the first being a Mongolian ring with enamelling. The rest are from Tibet. Click here to see the original post.
  • Saddle rings – Tibet
    Photo credit – Ingrid LangerakPosted by – Ingrid Langerak Tibet/Nepal saddle rings. Stunning work in sterling silver, from the 1980s. Click here to see original post.
  • Silver disk – Turkmenistan
    Photo credit – Joost DaalderPosted by – Joost Daalder A spectacular Turkoman disk, made of silver-gilt and what appears to be distinctive turquoise (some of which is missing) from Persia (now Iran); 19th c. Click here to see original post.
  • Temporals – Tibet
    Photo credit – Joost DaalderPosted by – Joost Daalder Outstanding Tibetan temple ornaments, made of turquoise from Iran and gold. Click here to see original post.
  • Temporals – Tunisia
    Picture credit – Sarah Corbett                       Posted by – Sarah Corbett A pair of silver temporals with amber beads, from Tunisia. Click here to see the original post.
  • Turkomen Jewellery – Turkmenistan
    Picture credit – Kathleen McCabe-ElseyPosted by – Kathleen McCabe-Elsey A large collection of Turkomen jewellery on display, from Turkmenistan. Click here to see the original post.