Cross of Agadez - Tuareg Nomads - Sold
Cross of Agadez - Tuareg Nomads - Sold
Cross of Agadez - Tuareg Nomads - Sold 1
Cross of Agadez - Tuareg Nomads - Sold 2

Cross of Agadez - Tuareg Nomads - Sold

Material: Tribal silver

People: Tuareg

Country: Niger and Sahel region

The nomadic Tuareg of the Western Sahara Desert carry many items of jewelry for protection & guidance. The crosses are named after oasis towns. The most well known of these are the Tuareg crosses made from silver & sometimes tin. They are created using the lost wax casting method. These crosses are passed from father to son, when the son reaches puberty. The father would say, "My son, I give you the 4 corners of the world." This is an old, and well weathered/worn one.

Dimensions: 3"H x 1 3/4"W

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