Posts Tagged ‘Bedouin’
Antique pair of Hadrami silver earrings, sourced from the East of Yemen, the Hadramaout region. The design shows the classic geometric patterns from the area. Gorgeous bedouin work and beautiful one of a kind pair of silver earrings.
Length 6 cm, weight 11 grms.
Price 56 euros.
Gorgeous pair of ethnic earrings from Yemen, beautifully made over a silver antique lamina, with tiny pieces of silver applied on the surface.
Beautiful example of bedouin jewellery.
Weight 9 gms. Length 3 cm.
PRICE 50 euros.
Vintage pair of Silver Bedouin Yemeni Earrings. Beautiful decoration applied on the silver surface and nice patina. This kind of pieces used to be part of the bedouin belts worn by men.
Weight 22grs, lenght 4cm.
I´m pleased to offer this antique bedouin silver and black coral necklace from Yemen. All the beads are from the early XX century. It shows an excellent quality of workmanship.
Beautiful talismanic piece used as symbol of fertility.
All black coral beads are antique and decorated with silver inlay. This Red Sea black coral is antique, rare to find and very appreciated in Yemeni Jewellery.
Beautiful piece for collectors.
Weight 75 grms, Length 41cm.
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 necklace from the Anti Atlas region in south Morocco.
Beautiful beads with enamel deco and excellent quality of workmanship.
One of a kind piece.
- Length 47 cm. Weight 114 grms.
Price 220 euros.
I´m pleased to offer this beautiful antique pair of silver berber bracelets from the Anti Atlas region in Morocco, circa 1930´.
The decoration is very refined, there´s some remains of niello deco and enamel in yellow and green. This pair shows an exquisite quality of engraved work with flower motifs. The center stone is an antique glass in black colour.
High quality of silver, very smooth and nice patina.
- Weight 99 grms, internal diameter 5 cm by 6 cm.
On sale: 400 euros the pair.
I´m pleased to offer this antique Labbeh Arabic Bedouin metal necklace from Sana ´a, Yemen. This beautiful necklace is worn around the neck and it´s formed by many parts chained up with each other.
The result is a glittering surface, that moves permanently with the head movements, and aims to chase bad spirits. This necklace was part of the dowry that the woman receives in the ocassion of marriage. Unique traditional jewel from the beginning of XX century.
Weight: 202 grms. Height 11 cm.
Price 130 euros.
Yemeni Bedouin Necklace
As Yemen began to prosper thanks to the huge increase in coffee trade, merchants began to look for new ways to protect and store their wealth. They turned to the famous jewelers and silvermiths of Yemen to create breathtaking and valuable silver necklaces that often cost as much as one year’ salary.
One such design is the known as the Labbeh. The labbeh design was so popular that similar versions can be found in other parts of the Middle East as well as North and East Africa. It is without doubt, however, the labbeh originating from Yemen are the most beautiful.