Berber Necklace – Draa Valley, Morocco

The Necklace has: Pair of Ait Akka ring (metal - cm. 6,5 high), 6 old metal rings, 6 old Khourb rings (bakelite), 6 Zinder Cross (1970' metal), 18 Tanfouk rings (agate and carnelian). Cm. 58,0 long. Grams 336,0. Berber - Amazigh Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa. They are continuously distributed from the [...]

Old Berber Necklace – Tagmout – South Morocco

1980'. The Tagmout (tribal metal bead, enamel, moroccan coins, glass) is the centerpiece of the necklace; it’s a symbol and a talisman of fertility. The necklace, spanish coins and glass beads, is cm. 74,0 long (29,13″).  Grams 222,1 (7,83 oz.). Berber - Amazigh Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa. They [...]

Berber Necklace – Nador Region, North Morocco

1960'. White metal, glass beads. The necklace is cm. 32,5 in lenght (12.80"); grams 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 [...]

Himba Necklace – Kunene Region (Kaokoland), Namibia

Shell, leather, iron beads, seeds, brass. Whitout the strings, cm. 44,0 in length (17.32″). Grams 363,6 (12.83 oz.). The Himba (or OvaHimba) are indigenous peoples living in northern Namibia, in the Kunene Region (formerly Kaokoland) and on the other side of the Kunene River in Angola. The Himba are considered [...]

Chaplet – Tasbih – Morocco

Early to mid 20th century. Wood. Cm 38,5 in length (15.6") ; gr. 71,8 (2.53 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 [...]