Tuareg Kite Earrings

These silver-plated Tuareg earrings are etched in geometric design, characteristic of Tuareg jewelry.  
  • Handmade in Burkina Faso
  • Measures 2.5"L x 0.5"W

The Tuareg, are Berber people with a traditionally nomadic pastoralist lifestyle. They are the principal inhabitants of the Saharan interior of North Africa.  They are sometimes referred to as “the blue people” in reference to the indigo dyed blue clothing worn by men that stain their skin. Tuareg jewelry is recognized worldwide for its workmanship using simple hand tools and ancient techniques.

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