Ethnic Jewels

Sidamo Beaded Necklace – Southern Ethiopia

Glass beads, old bronze disck on leather. Cm 44,0 in lenght (17.32"). The talisman is cm. 19,0 high x 13,7 width (7.48" x 5.39"); Gr. 182,0 (6.42 oz.). The Sidama are an ethnic Cushitic people traditionally inhabiting the Sidama Zone of the Southern Ethiopia. They speak the Sidamo language, which is a language...

Old Fine Tuareg Ring – Niger

Mid 20th century. Silver – gr. 10,2 (0.35 oz.); cm. 3,9 high x cm. 2,1 width (1.53" x 0.82"); inner diameter cm. 1,9 (0.74 inches). US size 8.5. The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the middle and western Sahara and the north-central Sahel. They are probably descended from the ancient Libyan...