Old Fine Berber Bracelet – Fishes & Hands of Fatima – Tunisia
Mid 20th century. Silver. Grams 58,9 (2.08 oz.); diameter cm. 6,3 (2.48″), inner diameter cm. 6,1 (2.40″).
Fish are considered symbols of abundance, while the Hands of Fatima are symbols of protection.
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.
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