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Antique Hallmarked Bedihi Silver beads and Mediterranean Red Coral necklace

Written on August 31st, 2014 by verono shouts

Gorgeous necklace made of antique beads of silver and Mediterranean red coral. A total beauty! The silver beads are Antique Yemeni Bedihi beads. The Bedihi family was one of the most famous of Yemeni Jewish jewellers in the last two centuries. Their exquisite granulation work, the berry beads and the dugag cylinder beads show the expertise of these jewellers. The main dugag beads are all hallmarked by the artist. All Yemeni  jewels  hallmarked are from before 1940.
It´s a lovely design with a lot of historical information and great value, as antique red coral is always raising its price. This necklace can be worn by women or men also, it´s long enough!The beads of coral are originary from the marine fields around Sicily, Antique

Mediterranean Red Coral is untreated and undyed. In the times of the Levante trade, Yemen used to receive red coral as payment for the coffe beans, as well as Maria Theresia Thaler.  The culture in Yemen gives a huge value to the Red Coral,  it has been used on the traditional jewels for centuries, as part of the marriage necklaces also. It´s a symbol of protection, fertility and against the evil eye. The coral beads on this necklace are around 150- 200 years.

Measures are: length 107 cm, weight 102 grms, beads are 3,4 cm height.

SOLD THANKS!! 

 

 

Old Jewish Yemeni Silver Ring.

Written on August 13th, 2014 by verono shouts

Old Jewish Silver Ring    Old Yemeni Jewish Silver Ring

 

 

 

 

Old Jewish ring from North Yemen sourced in Sanaa, Yemen.

This ring shows the exquisite Bedihi granulation work, handmade in high grade silver. The silver used in old Yemeni jewels comes from melting Maria Theresia Thaler, the old coin used widely on the Levante Trade.
This piece was part of the dowry, as the groom used to offer the bride a necklace with 14 silver rings, for protection against bad spirits or djinns.

Rare piece to add to your collection of ethnic jewels.

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Old Yemeni Bedihi Jewish Silver Ring

Written on August 13th, 2014 by verono shouts

Old Yemeni Bedihi Jewish Ring   Rare Yemeni Jewish Old Ring

 

 

 

 

 

Old Jewish ring from North Yemen sourced in Sanaa, Yemen.

This ring shows the exquisite Bedihi granulation work, handmade in high grade silver. The silver used in old Yemeni jewels comes from melting Maria Theresia Thaler, the old coin used widely on the Levante Trade.
The red stone is old glass yemen stone used to protect the wearer form the evil eye.
All bedouin pieces are used as talismans by the wearer. The jewels have protective value against the evil eye.

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Antique Jewish Yemeni Silver and Yusr Wedding ring

Written on March 5th, 2012 by verono shouts

Original Yemeni Jewish Ring from the early XX century, made by the best artisans in North Yemen.  This ring shows the classic  Bedihi granulation technique. The Bedihi´s were responsible for the best quality granulation work like this ring, and also all kind of berry yemeni beads. The deco is made with antique Yusr, black antique coral from the Red Sea.

Unique yemeni wedding ring.  Size 5 Usa, 16mm inner diameter.

SOLD TO SIMONE!! THANKS!!

 

Berber Silver Hamza from South Morocco.

Written on February 29th, 2012 by verono shouts

 

 The hamsa hand (Arabic) or hamesh hand (Hebrew) is an old amulet for magical protection from the envious or evil eye, used in both jewish and islamic populations.

   I´m pleased to offer this original berber Hamza hand  from the Anti Atlas region in south Morocco.

 

   

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Gorgeous Antique Yemeni Bawsani Ring in Silver and Red Coral.

Written on February 28th, 2012 by verono shouts

I´m pleased to offer this antique Yemeni Jewish Bawsani Silver and Genuine Antique Mediterranean Coral.

The jewish bride of Sana´a wore a set of rings, which was part of the nuptial outfit. It was custom for the groom to present a box with a set of rings, that she will wear when receiving guests after childbirth.
The decoration is made using the filigree technique. 

The Bawsani is a family of silversmiths used to live in Yemen in the XIX century and in the early XX century.Their work is very appreciated in the Yemeni Silver. 

  Size 7. Weight 13 grms.

   SOLD THANKS!!.

 

Antique Yemen Wedding Bedihi Silver Ring.

Written on October 20th, 2011 by verono shouts

Beautiful antique Yemeni Wedding ring in silver and amber.

The exquisite granulation deco was made by the Bedihi family, once one of the most famous jewish jewellers in the XIX and early XX century.

Perfectly wearable and a collector´s piece.

Weight  17 grms.    Size 7,5

 

SOLD, THANK YOU!

 

 

Antique Mediterranean Coral, Yemeni beads and Silver Hamza Necklace.

Written on October 18th, 2011 by verono shouts

 

Beautiful necklace made mixing different antique beads. The berry beads are antique Bedihi yemen silver, and the red coral is antique coral from the Mediterranean Sea. The coral is around 150- 200 years old, undyed, untreated  and with a bright orange carmin colour.In the times of the Coffe Trade in the Levante area, Yemen used to receive italian red coral and silver Maria Theresia Thaler as payment for the trade of  coffe beans. The port of Mokha was the main port in the Tihama area,  where the coffe was planted and harvested. The red coral in Yemen was used as part of the dowry, being part 0f all traditional jewels worn on marriages, and later in special occasions like a new baby born. It had high value since ancient times as a symbol of protection and fertility.

The silver hamza was sourced from South Morocco and it´s beautifully engraved, showing hebrew sacred script.

Length with the chain 48 cm.  Weight 103 grms.   The hamza measures 6,5 cm by 4,5 cm.SOLD, THANK YOU ESZTER!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beautiful Berber Hamza and Lapislazuli Necklace.

Written on October 18th, 2011 by verono shouts

                   

Spectacular silver and lapislazuli double necklace.  The hamza is from South Morocco and it´s engraved with flower designs.

Length 44 cm. The hamza measures 5 cm by 3 cm.

SOLD THANKS!!

If you are interested on this piece, please email me at: anisa189@hotmail.com. 

Antique Silver Yad Torah from South Morocco.

Written on October 12th, 2011 by verono shouts

Antique Yad Torah made of silver and sourced from the Anti Atlas region in Morocco. Beautiful engraved work and excellent quality of workmanship.

Weight 52 grms. Length 18,5 cm.

 

 

Price 125 euros.     SOLD AT SALES WEEK!!!!

Old Silver Yad Torah from Tiznit, Morocco.

Written on October 12th, 2011 by verono shouts

 I´m pleased to offer this original antique silver Yad Torah from the Anti Atlas region in south Morocco. Beautiful engraved deco and excellent quality of workmanship.

The village of Tiznit used to have an important quantity of jewish jewellers, now emigrated to bigger cities.   Length 22,5 cm. Weight 67 grms.

 Price 150 euros.   SOLD AT SALES WEEK!!!