Gorgeous handmade Yemeni Antique Silver Ring. This ring it´s an old Sanaani piece made by jewish jewellers around the first half of the XX century. The granulation technique is really exceptional on this piece. The size is 7 USA, 14 Europe and it has 17,5 mm 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 djambia from Sana´a Yemen. Enterily handmade, decorated with antique metal using the filigree technique. It´s made of sheep leather, wood, and antique metals.
- 189 grms.
- Steel blade 15 cm.
- Length 29 cm.
This pair is a classic design in Yemeni Jewish Silversmithing as the flower is one of the most used motif in this community. These flowers used to be part of the antique belts worn by men. They are made of silver, and have red coral beads on the hooks. Beautiful and unique pair.
Weight 6 grms. Height 5,5 cm.