Old Silver Tuareg ‘Tisek’ Ring with Agate, Niger
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.
Silver & agate
3.26 cm (l) x 1.9 cm (w)
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Fisher, A. (1998). Africa Adorned. New York: H. Abrams, p. 214