Silver Jewelry Yemen, the ancient Jewish communities in the country since ancient times, King Solomon and the responsibility for the exceptional work that you are creating the most beautiful gemstones. This was done almost exclusively in this community, and there were several reasons for this.
-Jewellery foreigners should Barakah (blessings) are.
manual labor was not appreciated in Yemeni society and left for other communities.
Jews silversmiths silver ornaments for their own people and the Muslim population as well. Their work was based on symbolic forms and media is usually provided by the magical power of gemstones. They have separate rooms for the benefit of jewelers early 20 th century the century, granulation, where tiny balls to raise the exemption from the surface of the basic forms to give life and flowers of grape designs.
They used a combination of spheres, cylinders and all other related well-known Jewish art, the watermark. silver filigree fine son used for a variety of styles to create more natural forms like leaves, flowers and intricate designs.
Some of the signatures showed a Jewish name in Arabic on their ethnicity (Jewish) and the language of the country (Yemeni Arabic) writing. From these parts the money, basically, the reforms in the traditional Muslim families. Daughter did not inherit their mother's jewelry, they bring a goldsmith, who melted and doing new projects.
In 1940-50, almost walk the entire Jewish community, and with them most of the jewelers, makes its mark in some silver jewelry. His style is very elegant and families Bawsani, Badih very well today, both experts and even jewelers Yemen.