rare antique silver partially gilt Berber wedding head ornament from Fès, Middle Atlas, in Morocco. Early 20th century. Embellished with small domes appliqués, coral beads and old spanish silver coins. The majority of the coins, including the two bigger ones at the top are from Isabel II and the others from Alphonse XIII.
An Ait Serrouchen headdress piece. These heavily adorned jewels of North East Morocco are scarce. This is an element from a frontal piece.
A double spiked rare cuff from Jbel Bani, Morocco. At the edge of the Anti Atlas lies the Jbel Bani region. The word 'Jbe'l means mountain, and the region is harsh and rocky. These iconic dual spiked bracelets are a rarity from this region.
Silver pendants in the shapes of playing card symbols. These are Saharwi pendants sourced in Sidi Ifni, Southern Morocco. The style is likely to derive from contact with Sudanese traders. Posted by Sarah Corbett