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Old Silver Tuareg ‘Tisek’ Ring with Agate, Niger

$124.00

Beautiful old silver Tuareg ring with dark red agate stone and inlaid wood. Made in Niger in the 1960s. The stone is crescent-shaped, a symbol for the Tuareg people of new life and hope. The silver band on the head of the ring features a hand etched design on both sides. A unique handmade ring to treasure. Could also be worn as a pendant.

Date:

1960s

Material:

Silver & agate

Dimensions:

Head dimensions:
3.26 cm (l) x 1.9 cm (w)
Approximate ring size:
UK: S
USA: 9
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Weight:

11.8 g

Ref:

RNG-951

References:

Fisher, A. (1998). Africa Adorned. New York: H. Abrams, p. 214