This Moroccan Berber jewelry chest was found deep in the souks of Marrakesh, Morocco. More than 20 years old, it was handmade in Marrakesh using camel bone, hand-carved with traditional circular Berber tribal designs, representing eyes to ward off the evil eye. Extensively bordered in silver repousse metal. It is fully lined in red felt.
This style of dowry trunk, called a sandok, would originally be filled with jewelry, then presented by a husband to his future wife.
Handmade; please allow for minor imperfections. Please inquire with any questions or for more pictures.
Ships free from Morocco.
Measures 20cm long x 14cm tall x 7cm wide
8in x 5.5in x 3in
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