Large Berber Earrings – Ida Ou Nadif, Moroccoamazigh
Early 20th century – Silver, niello, red glass gr 42,2 (1.10 oz); cm. 8,2 high (3.46”) x cm. 8,0 width (3.44”). Antique Berber earrings from Ida Ou Nadif Tribe. Exquisite work. The Imazighen (singular Amazigh) also known as the Berbers are among the original peoples of North Africa. Their myths, legends and history span 9,000 years, back to the Proto-Mediterraneans. They have achieved unity by keeping up their unique language and culture which are, like their land, both African and Mediterranean.