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Crafts of the Past

A look back at ancestral handicrafts such as knapping flint tools, creating silver filigree, preparing gold amalgam for coating silver, creating ceramic objects, winding glass beads and more.

  1. Antique Silver Bracelet Yemen Maker Signed Makers Mark

    by on 01-17-2012 at 09:51 AM (Crafts of the Past)
    Quote Originally Posted by CraftsofthePast View Post

    Antique signed bracelet by the Yemen Jewish silversmith. Granulation and beaded wire form geometric motifs round the bracelet. The covering for the hasp is more delicate tracery with filigree wire and tiny granules. The signature is just on the inside of the fastener. If you cannot see it, request an enlargement of that part of the photo if you are considering a purchase.

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