Rings

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, […]

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