Sterling silver and Lapis.
This necklace is called a ‘Chatchat’ after the
small triangular pendants that adorn it. They
are amongst the first items of jewelry given to
a young girl. Necklaces & pendants, more than
any other pieces of jewelry worn by Tuareg
women, are symbols of age, wealth & social
Created by Moussa Albaka, whom is well-known Tuareg tribesman and silversmith.
Albaka has won the UNESCO award for artistic excellence in his work.
Height:9" x Width: 17 1/4"