Mauritanian Silver and Trade Bead Designed Necklace
Mauritanian Silver and Trade Bead Designed Necklace
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Mauritanian Silver and Trade Bead Designed Necklace

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A necklace created with trade beads and enameled 5 antique walata idy pendants with green and yellow enameling from the Tiznit area of the Anti Atlas Mountain region. 

These pendants have incredible patina , from a high silver content as well covered with granulation , also seen in Moorish groups particularly in Mauritania. The amulet use is also shared among different groups. Three have enameling , two do not and there are also two antique granulated bead pendants with granulation. 

See page 280 , figure 438 for like type of pendant  in the publication Splendors du Maroc . 

Measures :  Center Pendant  3 1/4 " H x 3" W