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MOROCCAN JEWELRY - Page 5 - VINTAGE BRACELETS and FIBULAE


 
 

LUNE et SOLEIL BRACELET

Bracelets similar to this, often worn by a bride at her wedding, are unique to Morocco and available in every price range. At the top end they are of gold and silver and cost thousands
of dollars.

This bracelet is a smooth circle of heavy coin silver with alternating diagonals of swirled brass and silver. A fine example of elegant, substantial and enduring design.

Click on the photo for a close up.

Diameter: 7 cms
Width of band: 2.5 cms
Price: $195 CDN


Moroccan sol et lune bracelet

 

Antique Ethiopian bracelet

ANTIQUE SILVER BRACELET

This is old, very old, and shows all the signs of a long and active life. No doubt it was highly valued by its original owner, over 100 years ago in Ethiopia.

A hollow construction of good quality silver is embellished with tiny diamond shaped panels of silver and intricately twisted silver wire, complete with a magnificent, untouched patina.
Inner Diameter: 7 cms
Exterior Diameter: 10.5 cms
Width of band: 2 cms

Price $325

 

 

 

BERBER EBONY and SILVER BRACELET

A delicate Berber bracelet from Southern Morocco with silver sculpted accents on ebony wood. This is old, from the early 1900's, and absolutely authentic: items like this are increasingly difficult to find.

A sliding pin secures the bracelet which hinges open at the mid point for easy access.

Diameter: 6.5cms
Width of band: 1 cms
Price: $225 CDN



Toureg ebony silver bracelet

 

Moroccan silver filigree bracelet

SILVER FILIGREE BRACELET

 

A similar hinge arrangement as above, but this pretty bracelet is formed from a band of good silver and decorated with twelve filigree demi boule shapes.

Click on the photo for a better view of the intricate work.

Size:6.5 cms
Width 2 cms


Price: $225 CDN


 

VINTAGE MOROCCAN FIBULAE

A beautiful pair of matched fibulae, each has a rich red crystal "ruby" surrounded by scrolls and plumes of silver and they are at least 50 years old.

Attach the fibula to any fabric by sliding the pin through a fold of material and rotating the metal circle to secure it.

These are in exceptionally good condition and have been well cared for by their previous owners.

Size: 12.5 cms long
Price: $ 95 CDN each

 


Antique Berber fibula

 

Tunisian fibula

 

GOLD DIPPED FIBULA

In contrast to the Moroccan fibulae above, this is a simpler, light as a leaf, pin from western Tunisia.

The metal, possibly brass, has been dipped in gold to create a rich, gleaming appearance.

As with all fibula, is designed to fasten clothing, they are often called the "Berber safety pin".

Size: 3.5 by 3.5 cms square
Price: $75 CDN


 
 
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