Fibulae & Pectorals

Pair Berber Fibulae – Tiznit, South Morocco

Pair Berber Fibulae – Tiznit, South Morocco

Early to mid 20th century. Silver, enamel grams 240,3 (8.47″ oz.). The piece is cm. 74,0 in lenght (29.13″); each fibulae is cm 14,2 x cm. 9,0 (5.59″ x 3.54″). 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 Ileana Marchesani, Franco D’Alessandro and Meriem Otmani […]

Pair Berber Fibulae – TIZERZAI – Souss Region, South Morocco

Pair Berber Fibulae – TIZERZAI – Souss Region, South Morocco

Mid 20th century. Silver, old silver coins, enamel, glass. The piece is cm. 64,8 long (25.51″). Each fibula is cm. 12 high (4.72″). Gr. 282,0 (9.94 oz). Essential feminine embellishment, the tizerzai are taken in pairs to close the coat. For more information and similar examples: “Tiserai – The Fibule Au Maroc”, by Ileana Marchesani, Franco D’Alessandro and Meriem Otmani […]

Berber Pectoral – Silver, Mediterranean Coral – Tizinit Region, Morocco

Berber Pectoral – Silver, Mediterranean Coral – Tizinit Region, Morocco

Mid 20th century. Silver enamel, Mediterranean coral, black coral beads, silver coins, shells, glass. Cm. 23,0 high x cm. 19,0 width (9.05″ x 7.48″). Grams 219,4 (7.73 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 […]

Pair Berber Fibulae – TIZERZAI – Khenifra, North Morocco

Pair Berber Fibulae – TIZERZAI – Khenifra, North Morocco

Early 20th century. Silver, coral, enamel, glass. Each fibulae is approx. cm 26,5 x cm. 5,8 (10.43″ x 2.28″). Gr. 249,3 (8.79 oz). Essential feminine embellishment, the tizerzai are taken in pairs to close the coat. Beautiful pair. For more inform ation and similar examples: “Tiserai – The Fibule Au Maroc”, by Ileana Marchesani, Franco D’Alessandro and Meriem Otmani […]

Pair Berber Fibulae – TIZERZAI – Tiznit Region, South Morocco

Pair Berber Fibulae – TIZERZAI – Tiznit Region, South Morocco

Early to mid 20th century. Siver. Each fibulae is cm 19,5 x cm. 11,0 (7.67″ x 4.33″). Gr. 178,4 (6.29 oz.). Essential feminine embellishment, the tizerzai are taken in pairs to close the coat. For more information and similar examples: pages 251-252 of “Splendeurs du Maroc”, Africa Museum Tervuren pages 28-29 of “Bijoux du Maroc”, by Jacques and […]

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