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Vintage Silver Cross of Agadez, Niger, West Africa

£95.00

A high-quality vintage silver Cross of Agadez pendant from Niger, featuring fine tribal etchings on silver. A cross such as this was passed from father to son at the age of puberty as a protective pendant on his future travels. These crosses were also commonly worn by the women of Agadez where they were made. A very wearable symbolic pendant.

Photo props are not included.

Date:

1980s

Material:

High-grade silver

Dimensions:

7.2 cm (h) x 4.2 cm (w)

Weight:

7.6 g

Ref:

AMU-153

References:

Fisher, A. (1998). Africa Adorned. New York: H. Abrams, p.211

Hagan, H. and Myers, L., 2006. Tuareg jewelry. [Förenta staterna]: Xlibris Corp