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Turkoman Ganzuk Ersari tribe silver with glass inlay and thimbles , amulet that was used both as an ornament and then over the door way of a new bride's kitchen. Early 20th c  Singkiang.com  or email info@singkiang.com

Turkoman Ganzuk Ersari tribe silver with glass inlay and thimbles , amulet that was used both as an ornament and then over the door way of a new bride's kitchen. Early 20th c Singkiang.com or email info@singkiang.com

Banjara Women. Compare skirts to banjara skirts done for traveler market.

Banjara Women. Compare skirts to banjara skirts done for traveler market.

India | Lambadi woman, near the town of Turur. Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad District. 1948 | ©SOAS, Nicholas Haimendorf

India | Lambadi woman, near the town of Turur. Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad District. 1948 | ©SOAS, Nicholas Haimendorf

This is a really beautiful old (antique) strand of burmite (called ambeng in Myanmar/Burma).  Necklaces of this type have been made for hundreds of  years with the beads made in Mandalay.  A very similar necklace is shown on page 243 of "a World of Necklaces".  The author says "India, Mizoram - Worn by Mizo women the necklace is made of burmite, amber from Burma known in China since the Han period (second century BC to second century AD).  It is appreciated for its reddish-brown colour."…

This is a really beautiful old (antique) strand of burmite (called ambeng in Myanmar/Burma). Necklaces of this type have been made for hundreds of years with the beads made in Mandalay. A very similar necklace is shown on page 243 of "a World of Necklaces". The author says "India, Mizoram - Worn by Mizo women the necklace is made of burmite, amber from Burma known in China since the Han period (second century BC to second century AD). It is appreciated for its reddish-brown colour."…

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