Moroccan Berber Fibula Early 20th century


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  • Handmade item
  • Vintage from the 1910s
  • Ships from a small business in


  • Length: 16 Centimeters; Width: 8 Centimeters
  • Materials: Silver
  • Style: Boho & hippie
  •   Early 20th century. Essential feminine embellishment, the tizerzai are taken in pairs to close the coat. Their weight, size and the fineness of the workmanship indicate the social status of the woman who wears them. For more information and similar examples: “Tiserai – The Fibule Au Maroc”, by Ileana Marchesani, Franco D’Alessandro and Meriem Otmani – Edition Sicopa. Berbers are the indigenous ethnic group of North Africa. They are continuously distributed from the Atlantic to the Siwa oasis in Egypt, and from the Mediterranean to the Niger River.The name Berberappeared for the first time after the end of the Roman Empire. Many Berbers call themselves some variant of the word imazighen(singular: Amazigh), possibly meaning “free people” or “free and noble men”. Today, most Berber-speaking people live in Morocco and Algeria.

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    Matériel ◈ : argent
    Région de ◈ : Afrique, Afrique du Nord, Maghreb, Maroc, vallée du Draa
    La culture ◈ : africain, berbère,touareg
    Nom vernaculaire ◈ : khalala rifiya
    ◈ utiliser : la parure des femmes

    ◈ technique : argent
    Poids ◈ : 403 g
    Longueur ◈ :16 cm
    Largeur ◈ : 225 cm


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