Silver Desert Necklace

Handmade in Niger1301440

Regular Price: $150.00

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Description

Traditional Tuareg design on hand-hammered and chiseled silver. The Tuareg of Saharan Africa are known for their decorative jewelry craft. The Tuareg are found in Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali and Chad. Traditionally nomadic herders, some Tuareg now cultivate crops in fertile oases, or work as traders.

Size and Details

  • Silver, stone beads
  • 16L inches
  • Made in Niger

UPC Code: 732919456370

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  • Gorgeous
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    I actually purchased this necklace along with the matching earrings at a store near where I live. To look at them you'd think these would be heavy, but I can hardly notice I'm wearing them. Same goes for the necklace. Both are beautiful works of art with intricate engraved pictures on the silver. I ...

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Union of Peasants for Self Development

Union of Peasants for Self Development

Artisans working with the Union of Peasants for Self Development (UPAP) make traditional Tuareg leather handicrafts and silver jewelry. The Tuareg, nomadic herders of Saharan north and west Africa, now also work as traders or cultivate crops in fertile oases. Tuareg artisans of UPAP use income from craft production to supplement their subsistence farming and other livelihoods.

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  • Gorgeous

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    I actually purchased this necklace along with the matching earrings at a store near where I live. To look at them you'd think these would be heavy, but I can hardly notice I'm wearing them. Same goes for the necklace. Both are beautiful works of art with intricate engraved pictures on the silver. I would recommend this set to anyone! Namaste, Karen

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