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Large Vintage Tuareg Silver and Carnelian Tanfouk/Talhakimt Ceremonial Ring

£160.00

An impressive large silver Tuareg ring with carnelian tanfouk/talhakimt, made in Mali in the 1980s, and often used as a special ceremonial piece.

This high-quality silver ring features geometric etched motifs and depictions of ‘the evil eye’, perceived to protect the wearer from harm. A real statement piece.

Photo props are not included.

Date:

1980s

Material:

Silver (tested) & carnelian

Dimensions:

Approximate ring size:
UK: S
USA: 9
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Weight:

50.1 g

Ref:

RNG-943

References:

Fisher, A. (1998). Africa Adorned. New York: H. Abrams, p214