Vintage Amazigh (Berber) Moroccan bracelet with enamel and large glass jewels.
Width: About 1.25 inches
Inner Circumference: 6-5/8 Inches
Inner Diameter: About 2.25 Inches
Materials: Mixed Metals
Metal Color: slightly brassy
Closure: Pin and Hinge
Enamel is worn and in places is chipped. Yellow, green, blue enamel colors.
Vintage Amazigh (Berber) enamel cuff bracelet from Morocco. Well-made pin and hinge bracelet opens wide to make putting it on and taking it off easy. Lightweight, detailed traditional design with enamel, glass jewels, small dangling coins and a bit of wirewok detailing. 6-5/8 inches inner circumference and about 2.25 inches inner diameter. Pin fits well and is secure. Condition is well used, some enamel is chipped.
Amazigh (plural Imazighen) is a word which means “free people” in the Indigenous Tamazight language. Among outsiders, the more common – though incorrect – name for Imazighen is Berber, a term that is largely rejected by Imazighen for its negative connotations. It's related to the word 'barbarian'