Amulets & Talismans

Hand of Fatima n. 02 – Khamsa – Hamesh – Berber, ESSAOUIRA MoroccoHand of Fatima – Khamsa – Hamesh – Berber, ESSAOUIRA Morocco

20th century. Silver alloy. Gr. 58,3 (2.05 oz); Cm. 12,4 high (4.88”) x cm. 7,3 width (2.87”). The salamander is not afraid nor water nor fire. Reborn from its ashes. The salamander is a symbol of the birth, life and rebirth. The Hand is a common symbol in much of the...

Tuareg Veil Weights – ASSROU N’ SWOUL – NigerTuareg Veil Weights – ASSROU N’ SWOUL – Niger

Geometric layers of silver alloy and copper on bronze sheet. Cm. 23,3 (9.17”) high x cm. 4,6 (1.81”) width; gr. 65,1 (2.29 oz.). A genuine and old Tuareg veil weight known as " assrou n' swoul ", generally translated as " the key which is thrown over the shoulder "....

Old Berber Silver Talisman – HERZ – MoroccoVecchio Talismano Berbero – HERZ – Marocco

Mid 20th century. Silver, silver coins, red glass, green and yellow enamel. Gr. 51,3 (1.81 oz.); cm. 9,4 long x cm. 5,5 width (3.70’’ x 2.16"). Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa. They are continuously distributed from the Atlantic to the Siwa oasis in Egypt, and from...

Old Berber Talisman – TAGMOUTOld Berber Talisman – TAGMOUT

Western Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco. Early 20th century or older. Silver; traces of green and yellow enamel . Gr. 32,5 (1.14 oz.); cm. 4,3 long x cm. 4,0 width (1.69’’ x 1.57"). Tagmout is the centerpiece of a necklace or a fibula. Its shape resembles that of an egg, a symbol...