Berber necklace with large hirz (amulet) pendant
This is a recent assemblage using a stunning collection of vintage elements. The central triangular hirz is from Ida ou Nadif, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco, and features traditional blue, yellow and green enamelling, together with red glass cabochons. Accompanying this are pieces of black coral, millefiori beads, amazonite, glass and several small tagemout beads. A beautiful necklace.
Assembled second half 20th century
Silver, black coral, tagemout beads, millefiori beads, glass & amazonite
48.0 cm full length
Amulet: 7.0 cm (h) x 5.6 cm (w)
Rabaté, M. (2015). Bijoux du Maroc. ACR, Paris-Là Défense, p 86.