Ancient Tuareg woman’s Tsabit also called Tizabaten ethnic silver earring which are decorated with engraved geometrical designs. The Tuareg are a traditionally nomadic people who live throughout the Sahara. This one must have been around for generations and generations judging from the wear. This earring measure about 44 mm inches in diameter and they are 3.5mm
These are obviously for gauged ears although they are lovely specimens and very collectible. They are getting harder and harder to find.
These are at once strikingly bold and graceful.
The silver content of Tuareg jewelry varies tremendously and the silver content of these is unknown. For more great tribal and mineral earrings check out the earring section of our shop
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