Two ‘gerdanlık’ (necklace, to be worn close to the neck). Part of the traditional festive woman’s costume from Nebiköy km NE of Tokat city). Beadwork, century, bought from the village in (Kavak Folklor Ekibi & Costume Collection-Antwerpen/Belgium).
Africa - Masai beads - Kind of look like Native American Indian jewelry, huh? -- [My comment: Addt'l research: Sep 2010 – Women from Kenya's Maasai ethnic group try to transform their traditional beading, targeting the high fashion markets of the west .
Adorned ends of a women’s ‘çarpana kemer’ (card-woven belt), which is part of a traditional costume from the Damal and Hanak districts (Ardahan province). Woollen tassels, buttons and glass bead work. 2nd half of 20th century, and still in use. Ethnic group: Alevi Türkmen.