Old Fine Berber Earrings – Ida Ou Semlal Tribe – Western Anti Atlas, Morocco
Early to mid 20th century. Silver, niello decorations grams 8,4 (0.30 oz); cm. 7,6 high x cm. 2,2 width (2.99″ x 0.87”).
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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