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Baybayin Jewelry

Baybayin Jewelry


Posted on Sep 17, 2009 in BA, misc

The Babae Pendant (2002) “Woman” or Babae After Mary Ann Ubaldo(Urduja.com) taught me about baybayin,  I collaborated with her and together we designed this pendant together.  Each is custom-made, and as of this day, we probably only created 15 of them.  The baybayin symbols of this pendant are Ba at the outer shape,  another Ba in the negative space, and the E carved in it.  So for me...

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Doctrina Christiana, en lengua espaƱola y tagala, corregida por los Religiosos de las Ordenes. Impresa con licencia, en S. Gabriel, de la orden de S. Domingo. En Manila, 1593. The first book to be printed in Manila in 1593, and the first book printing of baybayin. (Click an image to enlarge) 1 2 3 1. Cover of the 1991 reprint published by The National Historical Institute of the Philippines in Manila. This was done to commemorate the...

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Ambahan: Poetry in Baybayin


Posted on Sep 5, 2009 in misc

Ambahan is a poem with seven-syllable metric lines. Some historians believe that Filipino natives wrote such poems on leaves and wood pieces in baybayin. See the following for more on the ambahan: Cosmic in Scope tanglad.wordpress.com/2009/07/01/ambahan...

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