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Old Pair Berber Fibulae – TIZERZAI – Ait Serhrouchen Tribe – North East Morocco

Early to mid 20th century. Tribal metal, glass beads. The piece is cm. 91,5 in lenght (36.02"); each fibula is cm. 14,1 x cm. 8,6 (5.55" x 3.39"). Grams 139,2 (4.91 oz). Very good conditions. Essential feminine embellishment, the tizerzai are taken in pairs to close the coat. Beautiful pair. For more information and similar examples: "Tiserai - The Fibule Au Maroc", by...

Old Fine Kuba Overskirt – BUSHOONG – Ntshakabwiin – DR Congo

Early to mid 20th. Raffia Vinifera fibers. Approximately cm. 140,0 x cm. 70,0. The Kuba (or Bakuba) peoples are famous for producing beautiful fabrics made ​​from fibers of the palm Raphia Vinifera by a long and complex process that includes the participation of men, women and children belonging to the same family. Each piece must be soaked, beaten, and then worked and scraped by hand, so as to assume its typical characteristics of fine silk-like. m21

Old Dogon Ring – Horse – Mali

Bronze. Cm. 6,0 high (2.36"). Inner diameter cm. 2,2 (0.87"); US size 11.0. Gr. 17,9 (0.63 oz.). Metal works like this Dogon ring is molded in bronze by ‘the lost wax method’, also called ‘cire-perdue’. This kind of metal molding is made with a wax model and a mold made from...

Old Tuareg Bella Amulet – Niger / Mali

Beautiful item; extrafine work. Silver. Grams 14,7 (0.52 oz.); cm. 8,5 high x cm. 6,1 width (3.35" x 2.40″) . Bella live Niger and Mali but are of Sudanese origin in Africa. The Bella tribe was formerly held in slavery by the Tuareg. For more information and similar examples: "Silberschmuck aus der Sahara -...