Vintage silver enamelled bracelet from Kabylie, northern Algeria
A traditional vintage hinged Kabylie bracelet from the Beni Yenni tribe. Artisans from this region are renowned for their expertise in enamel work, using green, yellow and blue enamel as decoration. It is embellished with four genuine coral cabochons and domes together with granulation, and is in very good condition. The bracelet has a pin closure without chain. A stunning item of jewellery.
Early 20th century
Silver, enamel & coral
6.2 cm (inner dia.) x 20.5 cm (inner circ.) x 4.7 cm (band width)
Borel, F. (1994). The Splendour of Ethnic Jewelry. London: Thames and Hudson, p 52.