Pair of antique silver earrings from the Middle Atlas - rare
A beautiful large pair of antique hoop earrings with tiny pieces of coral and many suspended old coins. The surface of many of the coins has been worn away due to their age. Those in better condition are dated 1299 Hijri years, which corresponds with 1881 in the Gregorian calendar. The earrings are made of good quality silver. A stunning museum piece.
Silver, coral & silver coins
Hoop 7.0 cm (dia.)
Dangle length 10.0 cm
268.5 g for the pair
Grammet, I. and Meersman, M. (1998). Splendeurs du Maroc. Tervuren (Belgique): Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, pp. 222-225.