Tuareg Veil Weights – ASSROU N’ SWOUL – MaliTuareg Veil Weights – ASSROU N’ SWOUL – Mali

Geometric layers of brass, copper and ebony. Cm. 30,0 high x cm. 9,0 width; gr. 226,6.

A genuine Tuareg veil weight known as ” assrou n’ swoul “, generally translated as ” the key which is thrown over the shoulder “. This elaborate key-like pendant is often worn by wealthier women as a counterweight to keep their head-cloths or robes from being blown away by the Sahara’s winds.

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