Huge Vintage Bedouin Engraved Silver Tribal Bracelet

Huge Vintage Bedouin Engraved Silver Tribal Bracelet

Regular price $600.00 Sale

This incredible bracelet is a very exciting and unusual find. Huge and heavy, deeply engraved with crosshatching and tribal designs. A few areas of this bracelet tested for high silver content (.800+), but most seems to be .500 or less.

Bracelets of this size and stature would have been worn by very high level members of Moroccan tribal society, like the Kaid's (tribal chief of a certain area) wife. The bracelet is at least 80 years old, likely more. It was discovered in the High Atlas mountain town of Imlil, Morocco, but it is likely Bedouin, brought up by Tuareg from the Sahara. A stunning example of tribal artistry!

Measures about 37cm circumference
Opening 11cm wide x 8cm tall
Weighs approx. 368g

Due to handmade nature, please allow for minor imperfections.

All sales on Silver Sahara benefit the native artisans and help to ensure continuation of traditional craft techniques.

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