"Typical oulad nail dancers, this foto and the girls are wide known and famouse, many other fotos from them dancing, aspecial one withdattes in hand
The bracelets are oulad nail aures mix,earings tunisia,lybia and algeria ones,fibula, typical aures…"
"The salamander is high seen in many ethn8c groupes, in N Africa,its the same too. People have heritated the patternsand symbols that were trasmeted throw the time but the meanings of were lost in many cases.
If you see some khamssas in…"
thank you so much, yes we call them hawafir and sfayeh too ( sfihat in some regions )
the khamssa in the middle is wide in northafrica, the north of sahara, aures mountains until lybia. they represent the 2 protective elements : khamssa and…"
"yes you are right. i was looking for the old ones i was used to get from my malians friends, they didnt come this year. i had only this new ones opportunity, that cheap i didnt pay :-( i needed them so, i payed more than 2 $. i had no other…"
"One can buy antique shells- usually expensive per strand. There are new ones coming out of the Phillipines that can be purchased for $2 a strand!!!! They don't have the same, soft and work qualities as the antique, tribally-used…"
Thank you! My photo was for a fashion shoot so the earring is upside down. I'll be adding photos soon. Some are digital but most are "photographs" since I've been collecting a long time and need to be converted to disc.