Head Adornments

Hair Ornaments – Ait Akka – Berber – MoroccoHair Ornaments – Ait Akka – Berber – Morocco

Mid 20th century - Tribal metal, enamel. Gr 90,0 (3.17 oz); cm. 5,9 high (3.74”) x cm. 2,8 width (1.14”) Antique Berber Hair Ornaments from Ait Akka Tribe. Exquisite work. For similar examples see p. 181 of "Bijoux du Maroc", by Jacques and Marie-Rose Rabaté, Edisud / Le Fennec. The Berbers, [...]

Berber Head Adornments – OUEZZANE – MoroccoBerber Head Adornments – OUEZZANE – Morocco

Early 20th century. Sterling silver, old mediterranean coral and red glass. Cm. 31,5 (12.40”) high x cm. 4,7 (1.85”) width – gr. 129,8 (4.58 oz) These head adornments (Gates of Paradise), was obtained by flattening coins in circulation at the end of the 19th century. These pendants are attached with [...]