Tag - Berber

Pair Berber Fibulae – TIZERZAI – Tunisia / Lybia

Early to mid 20th century. Silver, traces of gilding. Each fibulae is cm 11,6 x cm. 5,6 (4.57″ x 2.20″). Gr. 48,3 (1.70 oz). Essential feminine embellishment, the tizerzai are taken in pairs to close the coat. 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 [...]

Berber Fibulae – TIZERZAI – High Atlas, MoroccoCoppia di Fibule Berbere – TIZERZAI – Alto Altante, Marocco

Early 20th century. Silver alloy, green glass gr. 66,7 (2.35 oz). Each fibula measures cm. 13,0 (5.11”) high x cm. 5,2 (2.04”) width. Overall, with the chain, the piece is cm. 63,0 long (24.80 Inches). Essential feminine embellishment, the tizerzai are taken in pairs to close the coat. Their [...]

Old Berber Talisman – TAGMOUTOld Berber Talisman – TAGMOUT

Western Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco. Early 20th century or older. Silver; traces of green and yellow enamel . Gr. 32,5 (1.14 oz.); cm. 4,3 long x cm. 4,0 width (1.69’’ x 1.57"). Tagmout is the centerpiece of a necklace or a fibula. Its shape resembles that of an egg, a symbol [...]