Tag - Berber - Amazigh

Berber headgear – ADGHAR – Ida Ou Zeddoute – MoroccoBerber headgear – ADGHAR – Ida Ou Zeddoute – Morocco

Wool. Approximately, cm. 125,0 long (excluding fringe) x cm. 120,0 width (49.2” x 47.2”). You can see a similar piece on page 118 of "African Textiles: Colour and Creativity Across a Continent", by John Gillow. Sold Wool. Approximately, cm. 125,0 long (excluding fringe) x cm. 120,0 width (49.2” x 47.2”). You can see [...]

Old Berber Earrings – Crescent Moon – Khamsas – MoroccoOld Berber Earrings – Crescent Moon – Khamsas – Morocco

Beginning of the 20th century – Silver and coral gr 20,0 (0.70 oz); cm. 10,0 (3.93”) high x cm. 3,0 (1.18”) width. Beginning of the 20th century - Silver and coral gr 20,0 (0.70 oz); cm. 10,0 (3.93”) high x cm. 3,0 (1.18”) width. Crescent Moon, Khamsas and coral for [...]

Berber Fibulae – TIZERZAI – Ait Hadiddou, High Atlas, MoroccoBerber Fibulae – TIZERZAI – Ait Hadiddou, High Atlas, Morocco

Early 20th century. Silver, coral gr. 86,9 (3.06 oz). Each fibula measures cm. 9,7 (3.81”) high x cm. 5,2 (2.04”) width. Overall, with the chain, the piece is cm. 50,0 long (19.68 Inches). Essential feminine embellishment, the tizerzai are taken in pairs to close the coat. Their weight, size [...]

Hand of Fatima n. 01 – Khamsa – Meknes, MoroccoMano di Fatima – Khamsa – Meknes, Marocco

Early 20th century. Silver, carnelian, blue enamel. Gr. 72,7. Cm. 12,7 x Cm. 7,0. The Hand is a common symbol in much of the world since prehistoric times: the hands of the Tassili rock positive and negative (southern Algeria), dating from a period between 9000 and 7000 years ago, hand-painted [...]

Berber Anklets – AIT JELIDASSENCavigliere Berbere – AIT JELIDASSEN

Early 20th century. Solid sterling silver. Gr. 486,0 (oz. 17.14). Diameter cm. 7,4 (2.91") These anklets reveals the perfect mastery of the Jewish Berber artisans. The Berbers, or, in their own language, Amazigh (plural Imazighen, "free men") are the indigenous inhabitants ofNorth Africa. Sold Early 20th century. Solid sterling silver. Gr. 486,0 (oz. 17.14). Diameter cm. [...]