Rare Berber Hair Ornament

Rare Berber Hair Ornament

Description

19th century, Berber, North Africa

This is an extremely rare piece, a headdress charm from the north, probably Meknes.  The glass set in the silver has a beautiful gold color beneath it that is difficult to show, elusive, but have faith.  It’s there.  Also notice the remains of colored enamel.  The sterling chain is hand made in our Santa Fe studio.

1 5/8 x 1 1/4″

Necklace length: 34″

$1,700.00

In stock

Description

19th century, Berber, North Africa

This is an extremely rare piece, a headdress charm from the north, probably Meknes.  The glass set in the silver has a beautiful gold color beneath it that is difficult to show, elusive, but have faith.  It’s there.  Also notice the remains of colored enamel.  The sterling chain is hand made in our Santa Fe studio.

1 5/8 x 1 1/4″

Necklace length: 34″