Rings

Berber Ring – South Morocco

Berber Ring – South Morocco

Early to mid 20th century. Silver, enamel. cm. 2,1 high (0.83″); inner diameter cm. 1,9 (0.75”); US size 9.25. Gr. 5,4 (0.19 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 […]

Berber Ring – Venetian Murrina – Morocco

Berber Ring – Venetian Murrina – Morocco

1970′. Silver, old venetian murrina, wood. Cm. 3,0 high x cm. 2,3 width (1.18” x 0.79”); inner diameter cm. 2,0 (0.79”). US size 9.75. Grams 21,3 (0.75 oz). These kinds of rings are believed to ward off the evil eye. The Imazighen (singular Amazigh) also known as the Berbers are among the original peoples of North Africa. Their myths. Legends and […]

Talismanic Berber Ring – Magic Square – Morocco

Talismanic Berber Ring – Magic Square – Morocco

Early to mid 20th century. Silver. Cm. 2,3 high (0.91) ; cm. 2,5 width (0.98”); inner diameter cm. 2,2 (0.87”); US size 11.50. Gr. 17,2 (0.61 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 […]

Dogon Cerimonial Ring – Rider – Mali

Dogon Cerimonial Ring – Rider – Mali

Cm. 8,5 high x 6,0 width (3.35″ x 2.36″). Inner diameter cm. 2,0 (0.79″); US size 9.75. Gr. 61,8 (2.18 oz.). Metal works like this Dogon cerimonial ring is molded in bronze by ‘the lost wax method’, also called ‘cire-perdue’. This kind of metal molding is made with a wax model and a mold made from a heat […]

Massive Ring – Fulani Peul Fulbe – Mali

Massive Ring – Fulani Peul Fulbe – Mali

Early to mid 20th century – Silver gr. 85,6 (0.80 oz); cm. 4,5 high x cm. 4,8 width (1.29”). Inner diameter cm. 2,0 (0.74″); US size 9.0. These rings were used by men and women, like hair decorations, necklaces, pendants, rings for fingers and currency. Jewels are also a form of savings, available in times of economic crisis in nomadic society. Fulani, also called Peul or Fulbe , a primarily Muslim people scattered throughout many parts of West Africa, from Lake Chad, […]

5 Berber Ring – Guelmim, Morocco

5 Berber Ring – Guelmim, Morocco

Silver. Diameter from cm. 2,1 to cm. 2,3; inner diameter from cm. 1,6 to cm. 1,8; US size from 6.75 to 8.5. Gr. 9,4. 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 […]

Tuareg Ring – Niger

Tuareg Ring – Niger

Mid 20th century. Silver – gr. 10,2 (0.35 oz.); cm. 3,9 high x cm. 2,1 width (1.53″ x 0.82″); inner diameter cm. 1,9 (0.74 inches). US size 8.5. 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 […]

Massive Tuareg Cerimonial Ring – TISEK – Mali

Massive Tuareg Cerimonial Ring – TISEK – Mali

1970′. Silver and carnelian – gr. 64,9 (2.28 oz.); cm. 7,0 high x cm. 4,9 width (2.75″ x 1.92″). Inner diameter cm. 2,0 (0.78″); US size 9.5. 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, […]

Large Dogon Cerimonial Ring – Ancestors – Mali

Large Dogon Cerimonial Ring – Ancestors – Mali

Mid 20th Century. Cm. 7,0 high x 2,7 width (2.75″ x 1.06″). Gr. 82,0 (2.89 oz.). Metal works like this Dogon cerimonial ring is molded in bronze by ‘the lost wax method’, also called ‘cire-perdue’. This kind of metal molding is made with a wax model and a mold made from a heat proof material, such as clay, […]

Massive Cerimonial Tuareg Ring – TISEK – Mali

Massive Cerimonial Tuareg Ring – TISEK – Mali

1970′. Silver and carnelian – gr. 30,8 (1.08 oz.); cm. 6,0 high x cm. 2,7 width (2.36″ x 1.06″). Inner diameter cm. 2,0 (0.78″); US size 8.5. 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, […]

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