Help with Arabic marks

Discussion in 'Silver' started by MrNate, Jun 19, 2019.

  1. MrNate

    MrNate Well-Known Member

    Hi everyone, found today, if someone can help with the marks that would be much appreciated!

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  2. Kronos

    Kronos Well-Known Member

  3. Marie Forjan

    Marie Forjan Well-Known Member

  4. MrNate

    MrNate Well-Known Member

    Thank you Kronos! I didn’t even bother trying to research it in the store, I felt perfect for metal softness/flexibility/tone and it was $4
     
  5. Hollyblue

    Hollyblue Well-Known Member

    The tower of Babylon?
     
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  6. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    The arched building is Marsh Arab.
     
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  7. DragonflyWink

    DragonflyWink Well-Known Member

    Marsh Arab niello, also called Amara-work, typically made by Mandaean silversmiths - the large structure is most likely the Samarra Mosque rather than the Tower of Babel (an unusual motif)...

    ~Cheryl
     
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  8. DragonflyWink

    DragonflyWink Well-Known Member

  9. MrNate

    MrNate Well-Known Member

    Thank you for sharing your knowledge Cheryl. I almost missed this one, it was on a bottom shelf and it looked like a stainless steel plate with a cheap painted overlay. It was only out of stubbornness that I picked it up; once I had it in my hands I felt much better about the prospect of it being silver.
     
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  10. evelyb30

    evelyb30 Well-Known Member

    The good part is no one else figured it out either. All the better for you.
     
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  11. Marie Forjan

    Marie Forjan Well-Known Member

    The Tower of Babel maybe?
     
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  12. Hollyblue

    Hollyblue Well-Known Member

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  13. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    My compliments on your excellent taste in TV. Green or purple?
     
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