Earrings

Berber Earrings – Ida Ou Nadif – Anti Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Berber Earrings – Ida Ou Nadif – Anti Atlas Mountains, Morocco

End 19th century. Silver, niello decorations, blue and red glass, Hands of Fatima. Grams 51,5 (1.81 oz.). Cm. 9,3 width x cm. 9,3 high (3.66” x 3.66″). 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 […]

Berber Earrings – Tiznit, South Morocco

Berber Earrings – Tiznit, South Morocco

Mid 20th century. Silver, glass, enamel, niello decorations. Grams 56,2 (0.68 oz); cm. 10,5 high x cm. 4,1 width (4.13″ x 1.61”). Exquisite work. 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 […]

Berber Earrings – Hilal and Khamsas – Morocco

Berber Earrings – Hilal and Khamsas – Morocco

Early to mid 20th century. Silver, gr 19,5 (0.68 oz); cm. 8,2 high (3.22”)  x cm. 3,7 width (1.45”). Hilal (Crescent Moon) and Khamsas (Hand of Fatima). Exquisite work. 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 […]

Berber Earrings – Tiznit Region, South Morocco

Berber Earrings – Tiznit Region, South Morocco

Early to mid 20th century – Silver, silver coins, glass, enamel gr 45,9 (1.61 oz); cm. 8,8 high x cm. 5,0 width (3.46″ x 1.96”). 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 […]

Berber Earrings – Dadès Valley, Anti-Atlas, Morocco

Berber Earrings – Dadès Valley, Anti-Atlas, Morocco

19th century. Silver grams 64,8 (2.28 oz); cm. 20,2 high (7.95”)  x cm. 8,1 width (3.18”). 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 […]

Berber Earrings – Essaouria, South Morocco

Berber Earrings – Essaouria, South Morocco

Early 20th century. Silver, glass. Cm. 8,0 high (3.14″).  gr. 12,9 (0.45 oz.). Hands of Fatima to ward off the evil eye. Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa. They are continuously distributed from the Atlantic to the Siwa oasis in Egypt, and from the Mediterranean to the Niger River. The name Berber appeared for […]

Berber Earrings – Tiznit, South Morocco

Berber Earrings – Tiznit, South Morocco

Early 20th century. Silver, glass, enamel. Cm. 7,5 high (2.95″).  gr. 13,8 (0.48 oz.). Hands of Fatima to ward off the evil eye. Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa. They are continuously distributed from the Atlantic to the Siwa oasis in Egypt, and from the Mediterranean to the Niger River. The name Berber appeared […]

Berber Earrings – Zagora, Draa Valley, Morocco

Berber Earrings – Zagora, Draa Valley, Morocco

19th century. Silver, glass. Cm. 8,0 high (3.14″); gr. 12,6 (0.44 oz.). Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa. They are continuously distributed from the Atlantic to the Siwa oasis in Egypt, and from the Mediterranean to the Niger River. The name Berber appeared for the first time after the end of the […]

Berber Earrings – Ida Ou Semlal, Western Anti Atlas, Morocco

Berber Earrings – Ida Ou Semlal, Western Anti Atlas, Morocco

Early to mid 20th century. Silver, niello decorations. Cm. 9,7 high (3.54″); gr. 21,5 (0.75 oz.). Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa. They are continuously distributed from the Atlantic to the Siwa oasis in Egypt, and from the Mediterranean to the Niger River. The name Berber appeared for the first time after […]

Tuareg Earring – TSABIT – Mali / Niger

Tuareg Earring – TSABIT – Mali / Niger

1960-1970. Silver gr. 48,5 (1.71 oz); cm. 5,0 high x cm. 5,7 width (1.96″ x 2.12″). 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 people of the kingdom of the Garamantes, described by Herodotus. Tuareg are mostly nomads. For over two millennia, […]

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