Amazigh Sold Items

Old Massive Pair Berber Bracelets – Taza, Northern Morocco

Early to mid 20th century. Massive silver. gr. 737,9 (26.02 oz.); diameter cm. 8,2 (3.22″), inner diameter cm. 5,7 (2.24″). These bracelets were originally worn by berber women to defend themselves during raids. Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa. They are continuously distributed from the Atlantic to the Siwa oasis in...

Old Tuareg Talisman – TCHEROT – Mali – Fine Work

1970'. Tribal metal, agate and carnelian rings (khroub) gr. 71,7 (2.52 oz.); cm. 8,8 high x cm. 9,2 width (3.46” x 3.62"). 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 are called “Taraout” in...

Old Tuareg Talisman – TCHEROT – Azawagh, Niger

Mid 20th century. Engraved silver on brass sheet, brass; copper stods. Grams. 34,6 (1.22 oz.); cm. 8,5 high x cm. 6,5 width (3.35” x 2.56"). 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 are...

Authentic Fine Tuareg Tent Decoration – Niger

Approx. cm. 90,0 high x cm. 46,0 width (35.43" x 18.11"). 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 millennia,...

Large Tuareg Camel Leather Bag – Niger

Extra fine camel leather quality. The bag is cm. 120,0 x 40,5 (39.76” x 15.16”). 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...