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Antique Necklaces

Antique Necklaces

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Unique ethnic jewelry and tribal jewelry -- Dorje Designs

old silver Yemeni pieces (by Carla Alicata)


Africa | Man's necklace with amulets, Tuareg people | mid-20th century

Collection of antique African Trade beads and a lion tooth and glass bead necklace, collected in DR Congo

Necklace from the tomb of Queen Ahhotep I (c.1550 BC), now in the Egyptian Museum Cairo. Fly amulets were generally given for military acheivement and bravery in battle.

Chinese Coral Enamel Kingfisher Set

Chinese Coral Enamel Kingfisher Set | PrivateCollection

Egypt - NEW KINGDOM GOLD AND CARNELIAN NECKLACE dynasty xviii-xix, 1550-1196 b.c. Composed of twenty-eight flat carnelian lotus-seed pendants interspersed with globular and lozenge-shaped carnelian beads, and hollow, incised gold beads with cylindrical collars, the necklace centered by a Roman Period gold-mounted carnelian scarab pendant with a gold lentoid suspension, set with a small cabachon garnet

From Anna’s personal collection, an amazing necklace of red heishi, a spectacular grouping of antique kiffa beads, and two beautiful seven-layer chevrons, each 400-500 years old.

dorje designs :: galleries

Jewelry from the exhibition, Afghanistan: Hidden treasures from the National Museum, Kabul. | Ornament for the neck of a robe from Tillya Tepe, Tomb V. Dated from 1st century BC-1st century AD and made from gold, turquoise, garnet, and pyrite.

Gold necklace -- From the treasure of the royal tombs @ Tanis -- 1070-712 BCE -- Cairo Museum

Jewelry from The Royal Tombs of Ur. Gold and lapis lazuli necklace. The Sumerians, more than any other people in the world, loved lapis lazuli. For them, it represented fabulous wealth, literally and as well as figuratively. It is not indigenous to Sumer, and was mined in faraway Afghanistan. Because it had to be imported over vast distances, it was very expensive.

Frog Ornaments, 15th–early 16th century Mexico; Mixtec/Aztec Gold Metropolitan Museum

Vintage Indian Necklace Silver Amulet Necklace Ethnic by Anteeka

Mongolian jewellery, from mongoliansecrethi....

Alaska | Necklace with bone pendants from the Tlingit people | 19th century | bone, vegetable fiber and string.

Necklace with Pendants | Tlingit | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Necklace, chased gold set with two tiger claws, India, circa 1866

Necklace with Lion's-Head Closures -very interesting chain, 4th century Roman

Faience collar necklace Faience; glazed composition; strung Centimetres: 19.25 (height), 24.1 (width) 1352-1295 BC New Kingdom; late 18th Dynasty Area of Origin: Amarna; Egypt Area of Use: Amarna

This is an exceptional vintage Navajo handmade very rare early hand wrought silver concho necklace having 13 conchos and 13 butterfly conchos, with a total of 26 conchos! This remarkable piece contains handmade hinges and bails. Located on each hand wrought silver concho are early sunray stamp works. Each larger concho measures around 1-1/4” X 1-1/8”. The total length of this necklace measures around 26”. Cir. 1920’s+

Miao Necklace--ravishing! Guizhou, China

China | A silver necklace from the Miao people from Guizhou | ca. late 20th ~ early 21st century. | Silver alloy over base metal ~ 1.6kgs

"A COLLECTION OF EGYPTIAN AMULETS NEW KINGDOM TO ROMAN PERIOD, 16TH CENTURY B.C.-2ND CENTURY A.D. Including thirteen scarabs of faience, steatite, and carnelian, some with motifs and inscriptions on their undersides; three heart amulets of haematite, carnelian and red jasper; a lapis lazuli vulture; an agate and a carnelian djed-pillar; a black stone facing head; a carnelian mano fica, a carnelian head, and a red jasper crouching deity; mounted together in a Egyptian revival gold necklace"

Columbia | Necklace included in the Sacred Gold: Pre-Hispanic Art of Colombia, an exhibition highlighting a dazzling array of gold artifacts from the renowned Museo del Oro in Bogotá, Colombia held at the Bowers Museum in southern California

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