Amazigh Sold Items

Bambara Bag – Mali

Leather. Approx. cm. 31,5 high (12.40″) x cm. 44,0 width (17.32”). With fringes the bag is approx. cm. 58,0 high (22.83″). The Bambara are a Mandé people living in west Africa, primarily in Mali but also in Guinea, Burkina Faso and Senegal. They are considered to be amongst the largest...

Authentic Exceptional Berber Pipe – Apricot Wood – Ouazzane, North Morocco

Apricot wood, brass, terracotta mouthpiece, leather bags. The pipe is cm. 64,0 in length (25.2"); perfect conditions, never used. 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...

Old Berber Fabric With Embroidery Modules – Fez, Morocco

Cotton, wool. Approximately cm. 85,0 high x 82,0 width (33.46” x 32.28”). Excellent conditions. Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa. They are continuously distributed from the Atlantic to the Siwa oasis in Egypt, and from the Mediterranean to the Niger River. The name Berber appeared for the first time...

Fine Gan Necklace – TORFAN – Burkina Faso

20th century. Bronze, leather. The necklace is cm. 35,0 in length (13.78"); the Torfan amulet is Cm. 12,0 high x 10,6 width (4.72″ x 4.17″); Gr. 201,3 (7.01 oz.). “The Torfan are spiritual entities that may have one or more heads (up to ten) and express themselves in different forms....

Old Berber Woman’s Mantle – Beni Ourain – Rif Mountains, Taza, North Morocco

  Wool. Approx. cm. 220,0 high x 100,0 width (7.22 x 3.28 ft). Excellent conditions. Extra fine fabric. 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...

Fine Woven Straw Leather Carpet – Tuareg – Mauritania

Approx. cm. 128,0 x 112,0 (50.39” x 44.09”). Authentic straw mat decorated with leather strips that form traditional Tuareg geometric designs. Excellent conditions. 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...

Pair Berber Fibulae – TIZERZAI – Souss Region, South Morocco

Early to mid 20th century. Tribal metal, red glass. The piece is cm. 63,50 in lenght (25,0"). Gr. 196,6 (6.93 oz). Very good conditions. Essential feminine embellishment, the tizerzai are taken in pairs to close the coat. Beautiful pair. For more information and similar examples: "Tiserai - The Fibule Au Maroc", by Ileana Marchesani, Franco D'Alessandro and Meriem Otmani - Edition Sicopa. Berbers are the indigenous...

Dogon Amulet – Mali

Bronze, leather. Cm. 10,3 high x 9,8 width (4.06" x 3.86"). Gr. 103,6 (3.65 oz.). The necklace is cm. 68 long (26.77") The Dogon are an ethnic group living in the central plateau region of Mali, south of the Niger bend near the city of Bandiagara in the Mopti region. Certain researchers investigating...