Ethnic Jewels

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 [...]

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 [...]