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'Tabzimt' Pectoral Pendant - Kabyle/Berber people, Northern Algeria (BR27) - Sold


Price: $0.00

Title: 'Tabzimt' Brooch or Fibula

Material: Silver with coral inlay and Enamel

People: Kabyle people (Sub-group of the Berber)

Country: Northern Algeria

Description: The jewelry that the Kabyle women received from
their relatives on their wedding day was part of the dowry. The
men gave the "Tabzimt" to their wives after the birth of their
first son. Intricate patterns were combined with colorful enamel
and coral beads set in silver. This particular piece dates back to
the 19th century.

Dimensions: 11" height x 5 1/2" width x 1" depth

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