Small Moroccan Camel Bone Sandok Jewelry Chest
Small Moroccan Camel Bone Sandok Jewelry Chest
Small Moroccan Camel Bone Sandok Jewelry Chest
Small Moroccan Camel Bone Sandok Jewelry Chest
Small Moroccan Camel Bone Sandok Jewelry Chest
Small Moroccan Camel Bone Sandok Jewelry Chest
Small Moroccan Camel Bone Sandok Jewelry Chest
Small Moroccan Camel Bone Sandok Jewelry Chest

Small Moroccan Camel Bone Sandok Jewelry Chest

Regular price $900.00 Sale

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Every inch of this Moroccan chest is an incredible work of art. This vintage Moroccan storage chest was once used as a wedding dowry gift, filled with jewelry and presented from a man to his future bride. Made almost entirely of hand-carved and decorated camel bone, the chest is lined in hand-painted Tuareg leather, with metal repousse creating geometric designs and borders. Small round red coral beads decorate the front and back.

Made entirely of hand-cut camel bone, this small Moroccan chest is called a sandok. This chest is quite old and has been passed down through generations of Berber tribesman. These smaller chests would typically be filled with Berber jewelry to ensure a wife's economic security.

Sourced directly from the southern Morocco town of Zagora.

Measures 20cm long by 12cm tall (8in x 5in)

All sales on Silver Sahara abide by fair trade principles, and benefit the native artisans to help ensure continuation of traditional craft techniques.

Handmade; please allow for minor imperfections. Please inquire with any questions or for more pictures.

Ships directly from Morocco.