Amazigh Collection

Old Fine Bogolan Cloth – Mali

Handmade Malian cotton fabric traditionally dyed with fermented mud. It has an important place in traditional Malian culture and it’s a symbol of Malian cultural identity. In traditional bògòlanfini production, men weave the cloth and women dye it. On narrow looms, strips of cotton fabric about 15 centimetres (5.9 in) [...]

Old Pair Berber Head Adornments – Jebel Bani Mountains, South Morocco

Mid 20th century. Leather, shell, old glass beads. The Imazighen (singular Amazigh) also known as the Berbers are among the original peoples of North Africa. Their myths. Legends and history span 9,000 years, back to the Proto-Mediterraneans. They have achieved unity by keeping up their unique language and culture which [...]

Tuareg Veil Weights – ASSROU N’ SWOUL – MaliTuareg Veil Weights – ASSROU N’ SWOUL – Mali

Geometric layers of brass, copper and ebony. Cm. 30,0 high x cm. 9,0 width; gr. 226,6. A genuine Tuareg veil weight known as ” assrou n’ swoul “, generally translated as ” the key which is thrown over the shoulder “. This elaborate key-like pendant is often worn by wealthier women as a counterweight to keep [...]