Cross of Agadez - Tuareg Nomads (3)
Cross of Agadez - Tuareg Nomads (3)
Cross of Agadez - Tuareg Nomads (3) 1

Cross of Agadez - Tuareg Nomads (3)

$145.00
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: 2 3/4""H x 1 5/8"W x 1/8" depth.

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