"The spectacular ones are more to find in the ancient universities citys in mali and mauritania. Mopti,timbuktu,djenne,nouakchout and nouadibou
The six domes one, dogon and mali
The rest all sahel/sahara and west africa
You areright preethi, it…"
I have purchased these anklets some years back in Jordan. I tend to return always to the same dealers whichever the country I am visiting. There is a bond and some of the suppliers I know since almost 10 years. They know my…"
nice to see you are enjoying your time in tunis...i loved tunis medina very low key but the jewelry part is amaaaaazing....try to spot the shop which specializes in old gold...very interesting!
so you have a pair of those huge libyan…"
iactualy was coming carefuly to this subject. i hope you didnt buy the peter, if yes, i hope good price
even if the foto is not clear, they are definetly not kabyl. the size is wrong, symetrie wrong,edges are wrong,coral not as…"
Many thanks for your message. I did not buy the Kabyle bracelets, due to the same reason, even though they were quite nice. Neither did I buy the bracelets in the fort. You are right, they were extremely heavy but with stamps and…"
"Surmising about the meaning of such elements is the only acceptable answer but we can readily suggest here a couple of reading keys:
-First pre islamic fertility symbol depicting, as everyone would guess, a male element
-Last post islamic…"
I can't find the kabyle anklets of good quality though, i feel they are of a late workmanship
The fibulas are of very good quality of the repousse style, sheer size could mean they rather come from Libya, check out for the…"