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Large and imposing necklace ("tazelagt") of a double row of silver discs engraved with nielloed spirals, separated by branch coral and tiny shells and attached to colourful cords. South-west Morocco, Sous Valley. Published in Truus Daalder, *Ethnic Jewellery and Adornment*, p. 406. Truus and Joost Daalder collection; ex collection Mia van Bussel, Amsterdam.

Extremely early branch coral together with nielloed silver discs. It comes from southern Morocco. Usually there is only ONE row of discs, though other examples with two rows do occur.

Morocco | "Mahdur" worn by young Jewish girls and woman.  Made of silver thread and ornamented with enamel, filigree, semi-precious stones and colour glass.  It is interwoven at the base with horsehair, which is drawn in brands across the forehead and falls over the ears | The 'mahdur' is worn towards the back of the head, with scarves covering the padded cotton cap on which it is mounted | ©Israel Museum, Jerusalem.  Photo by David Harris

Morocco | "Mahdur" worn by young Jewish girls and woman. Made of silver thread and ornamented with enamel, filigree, semi-precious stones and colour glass. It is interwoven at the base with horsehair, which is drawn in brands across the forehead and falls over the ears | The 'mahdur' is worn towards the back of the head, with scarves covering the padded cotton cap on which it is mounted | ©Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Photo by David Harris

Morocco | Coral and silver necklace. 20th century | Highlights from the Permanent collection at the World Jewellery Museum in South Korea

Morocco | Coral and silver necklace. 20th century | Highlights from the Permanent collection at the World Jewellery Museum in South Korea

Iraq | Woman or child's protective amulet necklace from the Kurdish people of Süleimaniye | Early 20th century | Silver

virtual-artifacts: “ Woman or child’s protective amulet necklace from the Kurdish people of Süleimaniye, Kurdistan, Iraq, Early century Silver ”

Moroccan pieces, a "tazelagt" featuring a double row of silver discs engraved with nielloed spirals separated by branch coral and tine shells, with colourful cords,

An example of a complete clove and mesh necklace | berber silver

A rare and wonderful example of a complete clove and mesh necklace

Morocco | Berber temple ornaments ~ tidjgagalin ~ from the Draa valley |  Amber, coral, silver, amazonite, shell, other stone and glass beads on natural fiber cord | ca. early 1900s | 550€ ~ sold (May/08)

Morocco | Berber temple ornaments ~ tidjgagalin ~ from the Draa valley | Amber, coral, silver, amazonite, shell, other stone and glass beads on natural fiber cord | ca. early 1900s | 550€ ~ sold (May/08)

By Linda Pastorino | Antique Bulgarian buttons combined with Moroccan fibula on a embroidery ribbon. || info@singkiang.com

Antique Bulgarian buttons combined Moroccan fibula on a embroidery ribbon

Old Mauritanian Shell and Tanfouk Necklace Boho by FuriousFancies

Tanfouk Necklace with two old Mauritanian Conus Shells ( spire end cut off to reveal internal whorls ) /// Boho necklace by 'FuriousFancies' .

Morocco | Necklace; silver and black stone beads on a natural fibre cord | Est. 300-400€  (Feb '14)

Morocco | Necklace; silver and black stone beads on a natural fibre cord | Est. 300-400€ (Feb '14)

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