Fine Sterling Silver Celebra Slender Necklace - NigerTuareg
This stunning sterling silver Celebra sender necklace is handmade in Niger.
- Similar to the Classic Celebra, there are 15 (instead of 12) silver drops that are thinner, lighter and have a rounded surface
- Size: Necklace length is approximately 18 1/2"
- Material: åÊsterling silveråÊ
- All jewelry is handmade and hand-etched, patterns will vary - making each piece unique
** 99% fine sterling silver has a higher silver content than traditional sterling silver which is generally .925åÊ
Meet The Artist:
Elhadji Koumama is from the tribe, Tuareg of Niger. åÊHis family has been making this gorgeous jewelry for 25 generations.
åÊThe 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.