Amazigh Sold Items

Fine Tuareg Leather Bag – Niger

Camel leather. The bag is cm. 39,0 high x cm. 30,5 width (15.35” x 12.01”). The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the middle and western Sahara and the north-central Sahel. They are probably descended from the ancient Libyan people of the kingdom of the Garamantes, described by Herodotus. Tuareg are mostly nomads. For over two...

Old Tuareg Hoggar Talisman – TERAOUT – Algeria

Tribal metal on iron sheet, copper decorations. gr. 101,2 (3.57 oz.); cm. 25,5 high x cm. 20,5 width (10.04” x 8.07"). A genuine and old Taraout from Tuareg Hoggar, Algeria. These rare elaborate talismans were worn by women of noble birth. The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the middle and western Sahara and the north-central Sahel. They...

Old Tuareg Bowl and Support – Mali

Mid 20th century. Hardwood, wool, tribal repairs. The diameter of the bowl is cm. 31,5 (12.40"). The bowl support is cm. 95,0 high (37,40"). With the bowl and the costum stand the piece is approx. cm. 110,0 high (43.30"). The Tuareg people inhabit a large area, covering almost all the...

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...