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This comes from the collection of Gerald Emmett Carter who was the Archbishop of Toronto, Canada in the years 1978-1990. The inside measures 1 7/8 inches across from side to side. heavy 6 inch long facet Bohemian glass bead - 0. Not only does the jewellery resemble ornaments of the imperial courts, it often echoes the sophisticated lines of the architecture that flourished under early Islamic influence. Oxum is the Orix of love, beauty, maternity and wealth. She is covered in gold and with her love and protection of waterways has over time became a mermaid.These pieces were signs of wealth as well as ornament and often made from melted down coins or trade silver. This is a gorgeous greenstone Mayan face mask made so that it could be hung like a pendant. It was broken across the eyes and has been repaired, again, long ago. Here is a1950s souvenir bracelet from Rome (not sterling - I am not sure what material has been used though it has the "look" of silver). The collection of silver rings are worn across the savannah from Senegal to Lake Chad." You can reference specific designs in the book. Pre Columbian beads from the master carvers, the Tairona people of Colombia. She carries a mirror and a comb to maintain her beauty.The largest zoomorphic one in the middle is 1 1/4 inches long. It hasn't been polished for a while and I think would like a little gentle buffing. The tiny piece that keeps the container closed is missing but could quite easily be replaced by a jeweller who is used to working with antique pieces. This Tuareg "elkez" bracelet is remarkably heavy at 345.9 grams. I am not sure what material the piece is made from (it is quite heavy and will require extra shipping costs) - it has been beautifully and richly painted and stands calmly - waiting... The originating religion came from Africa and was brought by priests (arriving as slaves) from the Orishas of Yoruba, the Voduns of the Jeje nation and the Nkisis of the Bantu starting in the mid 1500s. orishas act as protectors of the people and all have specific powers and directions to their lives.

The hollow silver men are very delicate so if you would like to clean them you must be very gentle. There is a great collection of zoomorphic greenstone amulet beads from Mexico on this 16 inch necklace. The central bead is a 7-layer chevron, 3/4 inch long and 5/8 in diameter. This is an antique well over 100 years old, and I believe it came from Japan. In Candombl each person has their own individual spirit god or orisha.Watch free train videos filmed by railfans like you at the premier online train video resource.Videos of trains include freight trains, steam trains, coal trains and other railroading videos.Filled with biographies and historical accounts, this is a treasure for anyone students doing reports, preparing visual presentations, or just looking for somewhere to kill a few hours on the Web.Report broken link Railroad Maps — 1828-1900Trace the history of America's growth West with these railroad maps from the 1800s provided by the Library of Congress.

The hollow silver men are very delicate so if you would like to clean them you must be very gentle. There is a great collection of zoomorphic greenstone amulet beads from Mexico on this 16 inch necklace. The central bead is a 7-layer chevron, 3/4 inch long and 5/8 in diameter. This is an antique well over 100 years old, and I believe it came from Japan. In Candombl each person has their own individual spirit god or orisha.Watch free train videos filmed by railfans like you at the premier online train video resource.Videos of trains include freight trains, steam trains, coal trains and other railroading videos.Filled with biographies and historical accounts, this is a treasure for anyone students doing reports, preparing visual presentations, or just looking for somewhere to kill a few hours on the Web.Report broken link Railroad Maps — 1828-1900Trace the history of America's growth West with these railroad maps from the 1800s provided by the Library of Congress.The necklace is 18 inches around and has a central bead pendant of 2 1/4 inches. The spacers are silver flying saucer beads from Ethiopia, the only beads that I could find that suited the creatures. This 16 inch long necklace is made out of silver beads from Afghanistan that were collected over time, all interesting and sitting closely together, but having a spiderweb look to them as well. The strand is just under 16 inches, and all threaded onto a leather cord, tied shut in the back. There is gorgeous metal work with fine images cast and etched into it with carved ivory decorations fastened onto it. During important ceremonies the other gods will disguise themselves or masquerade as Baba Egum and perform specific dances to become possessed of their ancestral spirit.