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Old 16th December 2019, 02:18 AM   #1
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Can anyone place the origin and time period of this belt? Asking for a friend.
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Old 17th December 2019, 05:38 PM   #2
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So nobody has an approximate origin idea about this belt?
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Old 17th December 2019, 05:59 PM   #3
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With my novice eyes, I would say silver and Indian origin or Persian. But....
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Old 18th December 2019, 04:22 PM   #4
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Yes, i was thinking Indo-Persian as well. Would love to nail it down for my friend though. Thanks!
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Old 18th December 2019, 07:08 PM   #5
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One easy test, he can try with a magnet !
Also, test with bleach, if become black => solid silver or silver plated, then, just have to clean the belt with white of meudon
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Old 18th December 2019, 11:10 PM   #6
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Thanks. I am more interested though in the origin of the belt and approximate date than i am the materials. Thought it would be awesome if it tested as silver.
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Old 24th December 2019, 06:13 PM   #7
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I would love a few other guesses on this one if anybody has them.
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Old 28th December 2019, 09:12 AM   #8
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What about Caucasus origin with Ottoman influence (that kind of "cornflower" ...). I donīt have any idea about the age, but I would guess older than turn of 19/20 centuries.
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Old 29th December 2019, 05:10 AM   #9
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Thanks for your input Martin.
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This appears to be the 8 petal White Lotus which is better explained at http://www.harekrsna.de/Lotus-FLower.htm as a suggestion to the Indian nature of the item.
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Old 4th January 2020, 09:33 PM   #11
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Nail and nail - hmmm. My guess is that it is Indian - but I must say that I am guessing.
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Old 5th January 2020, 01:15 AM   #12
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Thanks for your input gentleman.
Anyone care to place this in an era?
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