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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.
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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.
Price 615 euros.
I´m pleased to offer this antique gorgeous necklace from the East Yemen, Hadramout.
This beauty is made with Red and Black coral beads, combined with a variety of antique yemeni silver beads. The silver pieces are from the early XX century.
The Red Coral beads are Mediterranea antique coral from the sea fields around Sicily, they are untreated and undyed. The colour is delicate salmon. This beads of coral have around 100 to 150 years.
The black coral beads are antique and very appreciated in yemeni jewelry. This beads are rare, and they have a special decoration made with silver inlay.
The chain is made of pure silver. Stunning handmade jewel and extremely good workmanship. One of kind piece.
SPECIAL PRICE FOR PRIVATE COLLECTORs: 510 EUROS.
Spectacular antique Yemeni Wedding Ring, made in pure silver and Mediterranean antique coral.
This ring was made by jewish jewellers in Yemen, before the emigration to the Holy Land in 1945_1950.
Stunning antique Jewish Yemeni necklace from the early XX century. Beautiful combination of silver beads, and natural antique Red Coral from the Mediterranean sea. The coral beads are sourced from Yemen and they are the currency received by the coffe traders in Yemen in the times of the Trade on Levante.
The central piece is called Ktub, it´s a talisman and used to carry cabalistic texts to protect the wearer.
Weight: 79 grms. 49 cm.
Price 540 euros.
Lazem or mashtata Bawsani coral and silver necklace. Early XX century. Hallmarked.
See similar necklace: The Yemenites. Two thousand years of Jewish culture. page 134. Muchawsky-Schnapper. The Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
Spectacular Maria Theresia coin with red coral detailing from Yemen. It´s name has the origin in Maria Theresia, Arch-duchess of Austria, that governed from the 1740 to the 1780.
The first coin was minted in 1741 and there were many versions of it. But it was not until, at the insistence of Maria Theresia, this coin was minted with the highest standard of design, and with a strict regulation of the amount of silver that should contain, 28 grms of silver with 85% of purity.
Its high and reliable content of silver, as well as their aesthetic, played a very important role in their world-wide fame. The jewels that contain the Thaler, used to give status to the wearer, by the image of the Empress as by its brightness. It was used to say that its brightness attracts the devil and maintains it far from the person who wears it.