Banna Earrings – Omo Valley, Southern Ethiopia

Plastic, glass beads. Cm. 3,8 width x cm. 2,5 high (1.50" x 0.98"). Grams 9,5 (0.34 oz). The Banna live in the mountainous region between the river Omo and the river Woito. The Banna are basically pastoralists (cattle, sheep and goats). Most Banna are semi-nomadic. They also grow sorghum, sesame...

Outstanding Old Large Berber Earrings – Ouarzazate Region, Morocco

End 19th century or early 20th century. Silver, glass, traces of paint; gr 35,2 (1.03 oz); cm. 11,5 high (4.13”). Excellent conditins. 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...

Old Berber Earrings – Hands of Fatima and Mediterranean Coral – Morocco

Early to mid 20th century. Silver, mediterranean coral grams 17,4 (0.61 oz); cm. 9,5 high x cm. 4,0 width (3.74" x 1.57”). 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...

Berber Earrings – South Morocco

Early to mid 20th century. Silver, glass; grams 31,9 (1.13 oz); cm. 7,0 high  x cm. 3,5 width (2.76" x 1.38”). Perfect conditions. 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...

Berber Earrings – Silver and Mediterranean Coral – Morocco

Early to mid 20th century. Silver, mediterranean coral grams 17,5 (0.62 oz); cm. 10,2 high x cm. 2,7 width (4.02" x 1.06”). 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...

Large Berber Earrings – Tiznit, Morocco

Early 20th century. Silver, glass grams 59,7 (2.11 oz); cm. 11,0 high x cm. 7,2 width (4.33" x 2.83”). 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...

Tuareg Earrings – Niger

Mid 20th century. Silver, grams 12,2 (0.43 oz) - cm. 5,6 x 3,0 (2.20” x 1.18”). 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...

Berber Earrings – Silver and Mediterranean Coral – Morocco

Early 20th century. Silver, mediterranean coral grams 12,9 (0.46 oz); cm. 8,5 high x cm. 2,0 width (3.35" x 0.79”). 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...