Ethnic Jewels

Berber Earrings – South Morocco

Early to mid 20th century. Silver, glass; grams 31,9 (1.13 oz); cm. 7,0 high  x cm. 3,5 width (2.76" x 1.38”). Perfect conditions. The Imazighen (singular Amazigh) also known as the Berbers are among the original peoples of North Africa. Their myths, legends and history span 9,000 years, back to the Proto-Mediterraneans. They have achieved...

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 Ring – Tiznit, South Morocco

Early to mid 20th century. Silver, enamel, red glass. cm. 2,4 high (0.94"); inner diameter cm. 1,9 (0.75”); US size 6.75. Gr. 6,3 (0.22 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...