Amazigh Sold Items

Old Berber Bracelet – Ida Ou Kensous – Anti Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Early to mid 20th century. Silver, glass, enamel, niello decorations Gr. 49,2 (1.74 oz.); cm. 6,0 high x cm. 6,5 width (2.36" x 2.56"); inner diameter cm. 5,5 (2.17″). 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 [...]

Old Large Tuareg Leather Bag – Niger

Leather. Approx. cm. 47,0 high x 13,0 width (18.50” x 5.12”). 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, the Tuareg operated [...]

Old Fine Bogolan Cloth – Mali

Handmade Malian cotton fabric traditionally dyed with fermented mud. It has an important place in traditional Malian culture and it’s a symbol of Malian cultural identity. In traditional bògòlanfini production, men weave the cloth and women dye it. On narrow looms, strips of cotton fabric about 15 centimetres (5.9 in) [...]

Old Pair Berber Head Adornments – Jebel Bani Mountains, South Morocco

Mid 20th century. Leather, shell, old glass beads. 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 [...]

Old Shield – AMHARA – SIDAMO – Ethiopia

Diameter cm. 53; Depth cm. 23 The region Amhara is extends over the ancient provinces of Bégemder, Godjam and includes a part of the ancient province of Wollo. The Amhara people speak about ” the Amharic “, official language of Ethiopia. Amhara shields in former times were carried by the Kaffa, [...]

Berber Necklace – Draa Valley, Morocco

The Necklace has: Pair of Ait Akka ring (metal - cm. 6,5 high), 6 old metal rings, 6 old Khourb rings (bakelite), 6 Zinder Cross (1970' metal), 18 Tanfouk rings (agate and carnelian). Cm. 58,0 long. Grams 336,0. Berber - Amazigh Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa. They are continuously distributed from the [...]