Fine Sterling Silver Celebra Necklace with Ebony Beads - NigerTuareg
This stunning sterling silver Celebra necklace with ebony beads is handmade in Niger.
- Size: graduated silver pieces: Length from 1 3/8" to 1/2"
- Necklace is approximately 18.5" long
- Materials: åÊFine 99% Pure Silver with Inlay Ebony and Silver and Onyx Beads
- Hand crafted and engraved with traditional designs
** 99% fine sterling silver has a higher silver content than traditional sterling silver which is generally .925.
åÊMeet The Artist:
Elhadji Koumama is from the tribe, Tuareg of Niger. åÊHis family has been making this gorgeous jewelry for 25 generations.
The traditionally nomadic Tuareg are indigenous to the SaharaåÊdesert. They are often called ‰ÛÏthe Blue People of the desert‰ dueåÊto the indigo dye they use on their garments that stains theiråÊskin. åÊThe Koumama family collective lives in both Agadez andåÊNiamey, Niger.
Over 50 silversmiths present their artistry. Each piece is handåÊhammered, beautifully engraved with the symbolism and motifsåÊof countless generations.åÊOver 200 people are supported by the sale of this jewelry.