19th – early 20th century, Ida ou Nadif
Anti-Atlas Mountains region, Morocco
Gorgeous niello etched charms with beautiful detail on each. When Jewels purchase these charms they were on a headdress. The work is superb and clearly done by the same artist, a rare find these days. Notice how the repousse dots around the edges sparkle.
One of a kind
Average charm: Just under 1.5 x 1.5″
Drop from top of hook: 2.75″