Fibulae & Pectorals

Pair Large Berber Fibulae – TIZERZAI – Khenifra, North Morocco

Early to mid 20 century. Tribal metal, glass. Each fibulae is approx. cm 31,0 x cm. 9,5 (12.20" x 3.74"). Gr. 403,3 (14.23 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 - Edition Sicopa. Berber - Amazigh Berbers are the indigenous ethnic [...]

Pair Berber Fibulae – TIZERZAI – Taroudant, Morocco

Early to mid 20th century. Tribal metal (the top of the chain is silver and red glass).  The piece is cm. 72,0 long (28.35″). Gr. 221,8 (7.82 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 [...]

Pair Berber Fibulae – TIZERZAI – Tunisia / Lybia

Early to mid 20th century. Silver, traces of gilding. Each fibulae is cm 11,6 x cm. 5,6 (4.57″ x 2.20″). Gr. 48,3 (1.70 oz). Essential feminine embellishment, the tizerzai are taken in pairs to close the coat. 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 [...]

Pair Berber Fibulae – TIZERZAI – Draa Valley, Morocco

Early to mid 20th century. Tribal metal (the top of the chain is silver and red glass).  The piece is cm. 68,0 long (26.77″). Gr. 424,1 (14.96 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 [...]

Pair Fibulae – TIZERZAI – Tiznit Region, South Morocco

Mid 20th century. Tribal metal, glass, paint. The piece is cm 88,0 in lenght (34.65"); each fibulae is cm 15,0 x cm. 4,5 (5.91" x 1.77"). Gr. 187,8 (6.62 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”, [...]

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 [...]