Ethnic Jewelry

Day 132: Gaga for Naga

{Speicherstadt, docklands, Hamburg}  On the final day of my friend’s visit, we headed to the Speicherstadt, or the old customshouse area of Hamburg.  This whole area (an island of about 2.2km or 1.3 miles) is now called HafenCity (Hafen is German for harbor).  HafenCity is currently the largest urban planning project in Europe, converting the…

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Day 110: Vintage Venetian

{evening lounging} The gorgeous vintage gold and multi-colored clay flower bracelet was given to me by my grandma.  I believe that she bought it on a trip to Italy (Venice?) in the 70s or 80s.  The other bracelets, which I bought in India, are painted wood and fabric.  The vintage pink sequin half-moon earrings were…

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Day 109: North African Bohemian

{dancing with myself}   It has been a busy week!  But I’m back online… I’m not 100% sure where/how I got this necklace. I think it may have been a gift from a friend who brought it back from Sénégal a few years ago.  Nonetheless, the necklace is a simple, colorful example of North African…

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