Tcherot Talismans

Old Tuareg Talisman – TCHEROT – Mauritania / Mali

In the Tuareg language (Tamahaq), the literal sense of the word “Tcherot” means “letter”, “message” or “paper on which something is written”. The word Tcherot is used in Niger, while these talismans are called “Taraout” in Algeria, “Takardé” in Mali and “Kitab” in Mauritania. The Tcherot often has the form...

Old Tuareg Talisman – TCHEROT – Mauritania / Mali

In the Tuareg language (Tamahaq), the literal sense of the word “Tcherot” means “letter”, “message” or “paper on which something is written”. The word Tcherot is used in Niger, while these talismans are called “Taraout” in Algeria, “Takardé” in Mali and “Kitab” in Mauritania. The Tcherot often has the form...

Old Tuareg Talisman – TCHEROT – Azawagh, Niger

In the Tuareg language (Tamahaq), the literal sense of the word “Tcherot” means “letter”, “message” or “paper on which something is written”. The word Tcherot is used in Niger, while these talismans are called “Taraout” in Algeria, “Takardé” in Mali and “Kitab” in Mauritania. The Tcherot often has the form...

Old Tuareg Talisman – TCHEROT – Mali – Fine Work

1970'. Tribal metal, agate and carnelian rings (khroub) gr. 71,7 (2.52 oz.); cm. 8,8 high x cm. 9,2 width (3.46” x 3.62"). In the Tuareg language (Tamahaq), the literal sense of the word “Tcherot” means “letter”, “message” or “paper on which something is written”. The word Tcherot is used in Niger, while these talismans are called “Taraout” in...

Old Tuareg Talisman – TCHEROT – Azawagh, Niger

Mid 20th century. Engraved silver on brass sheet, brass; copper stods. Grams. 34,6 (1.22 oz.); cm. 8,5 high x cm. 6,5 width (3.35” x 2.56"). In the Tuareg language (Tamahaq), the literal sense of the word “Tcherot” means “letter”, “message” or “paper on which something is written”. The word Tcherot is used in Niger, while these talismans are...

Old Tuareg Talisman – TCHEROT – Azawagh, Niger

Mid 20th century. Engraved silver on aluminium sheet, brass. Grams. 31,0 (1.09 oz.); cm. 7,2 high x cm. 7,0 width (2.83” x 2.75"). In the Tuareg language (Tamahaq), the literal sense of the word “Tcherot” means “letter”, “message” or “paper on which something is written”. The word Tcherot is used in Niger, while these talismans...

Fine Huge Tuareg Talisman – TCHEROT – Niger

Tribal metal (alloy of many different metals), copper, ebony grams 253,2 (8.93 oz.); cm. 17,9 high x cm. 15,5 width (7.05” x 6.10"). In the Tuareg language (Tamahaq), the literal sense of the word “Tcherot” means “letter”, “message” or “paper on which something is written”. The word Tcherot is used in Niger, while these talismans are called...

Tuareg Talisman – TCHEROT – Mali / Mauritania

20th century. Silver and copper on iron sheet gr. 42,1 (1.48 oz.); cm. 7,7 high x cm. 7,3 width (3.03” x 2.87"). In the Tuareg language (Tamahaq), the literal sense of the word “Tcherot” means “letter”, “message” or “paper on which something is written”. The word Tcherot is used in Niger, while these talismans are called “Taraout”...

Tcherot n. 27 – Niger

Tribal metal (alloy of many different metals), copper, ebony grams 253,2 (8.93 oz.); cm. 17,9 high x cm. 15,5 width (7.05” x 6.10"). In the Tuareg language (Tamahaq), the literal sense of the word “Tcherot” means “letter”, “message” or “paper on which something is written”. The word Tcherot is used in Niger, while these talismans are called...

Tcherot n. 26 – Niger

20th century. Silver  on copper sheet gr. 36,4 (1.28 oz.); cm. 7,0 high x cm. 6,8 width (2.76” x 2.68"). In the Tuareg language (Tamahaq), the literal sense of the word “Tcherot” means “letter”, “message” or “paper on which something is written”. The word Tcherot is used in Niger, while these talismans are called “Taraout” in Algeria, “Takardé” in...