Necklaces

Berber Necklace – Boghdad – South Morocco

Berber Necklace – Boghdad – South Morocco

Old silver Boghdad crosses, silver beads, Mediterranean coral. The necklace is cm. 57,0 long (22.44″). gr. 56,8 (2.0 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 […]

Berber Necklace – TANFOUK – Guelmim Region, South Morocco

Berber Necklace – TANFOUK – Guelmim Region, South Morocco

  The Tanfouk (carnelian) is cm. 10,3 high x cm. 4,9 width (4.06″ x 1.93″). Old silver beads. Gr. 49,8 (1.76 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 […]

Berber Necklace – Tagmout – South Morocco

Berber Necklace – Tagmout – South Morocco

1970′. The Tagmout (tribal metal bead, paint, glass beads, spanish coins, glass beads) is the centerpiece of the necklace; it’s a symbol and a talisman of fertility. The necklace, entirely made of cloves, is cm. 44,0 in lenght (17.32″).  Grams 129,2 (4.56 oz.). Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa. They are continuously distributed from […]

Beaded Necklace – Borana Tribe – Southern Ethiopia

Beaded Necklace – Borana Tribe – Southern Ethiopia

Approx. cm. 30,0 high x cm. 24,0 width (11.81″ x 9.45″). Small damages due to use. The Borana, Gabbra and Sakuye peoples are sub-ethnic groups within the Oromo people group, and share language and culture. Some groups from the Oromo people from southern Ethiopia entered northern Kenya fduring the 16th century. These Borana groups then differentiated […]

Berber Necklace – Bouizakarne, Guelmim Region, Morocco

Berber Necklace – Bouizakarne, Guelmim Region, Morocco

1970′. Resin-amber beads, glass beads. The necklace is cm. 30,0 in lenght (11.81″).  gr. 296,4 (10.46 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 […]

Berber Necklace – Tagmout – Silver, Amber, Coral – South Morocco

Berber Necklace – Tagmout – Silver, Amber, Coral – South Morocco

Silver, amber, coral, amazonite, shells, silver coins, silver beads, glass beads wool. The nacklace is cm. 76,0 long (27.55″). Grams 168,9 (4.35 oz.). The Tagmout is the centerpiece of the necklace; it’s a symbol and a talisman of fertility. Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa. They are continuously distributed from the Atlantic to the […]

Berber Necklace – Gilded Silver Filigree – Mauritania

Berber Necklace – Gilded Silver Filigree – Mauritania

  20th century. Gilded silver filigree. The necklace is cm. 45,0 long (17,72″).  gr. 34,8 (1.23 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 […]

Fine Chaplet – Tasbih – Mauritania

Fine Chaplet – Tasbih – Mauritania

  Silver beads, carnelian, agate, glass beads, silk, cotton. Cm 50,0 in length (19.68″) ; gr. 174,5 (6.15 oz.). The chaplet is worn as necklace or as bracelet, but it’s also instrument of prayer, similar to the rosary. Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa. They are continuously distributed from the Atlantic to the Siwa oasis in Egypt, […]

Berber Necklace – Oujda, North Marocco

Berber Necklace – Oujda, North Marocco

Old moroccan coins (1 Franc – Empire Cherifien), 5 amulet (brass studs, glass beads, shells on leather). The nacklace is cm. 67,5 long (26.57″). Gr. 227,9 (8.03 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 […]

Fine Berber Necklace – Gilded Silver Filigree – Mauritania

Fine Berber Necklace – Gilded Silver Filigree – Mauritania

20th century. Gilded silver filigree, carnelian, agate. The necklace is cm. 46,5 long (16.33″).  gr. 61,1 (1.48 oz.). 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 […]

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