These are nice spoons and show a lot of nice silversmithing talent, but
I do not speak the language and can only guess at some of the meanings.
I have not been able to find any documentation on these spoons.
An interesting spoon featuring a large dark red faceted garnet in the
A large (synthetic?) turquoise stone is mounted in the center and has a
word engraved on it.
The stem is made from a twisted wire and the finial has hand
worked silver applied to a silver base.
Another word is engraved in the bowl and the little round mark is part
of the design feature.
A round orange/red piece of polished coral is mounted in the
finial and surrounded by filigree silver working.. At each of the 3
corners of the finial very tiny
unfaceted stone(s) are mounted. I think they might be very tiny
On the stem, three very tiny stones are mounted, the left and
right ones are turquoise and the center one is either a ruby or garnet.
A very interesting and excellently made spoon featuring a triangular
shaped bowl which is engraved.
At the finial is a very nicely designed round ball with a crescent moon
on the top.
The twisty wire handle has a deep blue piece of turquoise mounted on it.
The bowl and top parts are vermeil (gold plate on silver)
A well designed spoon featuring a very large fresh water pearl in the
The bowl is engraved with the symbolic ' Hamsa hand of Fatima' (click for more information)
An interesting spoon featuring a round red/orange piece of coral in the
finial which is designed like a volcano.
The triangular shaped bowl has the word "Algerie" (Algeria) engraved in
The back of the finial is engraved "March 4 1897"
The back of the bowl has an Islamic stamp on it.
A cute spoon featuring a faceted green stone (garnet?) mounted in the
finial and surrounded by filigree work.
I suspect that the filigree work is supposed to represent the tail
feathers of a peacock or it could be a symbolic Hamsa hand (but that is
The unusual shaped bowl has a word engraved in it.
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