Fine Sterling Silver Classic Celebra Necklace - NigerTuareg
This stunning sterling silver Calebra necklace is handmade in Niger.
- Size: åÊNecklace is approximately 18" long. åÊThere are 15 silver drops that measure from 3/4" wide x 1 3/4" high to the smallest which is 3/8"wide x 3/4"high
- Material: åÊfine sterling silver
- All jewelry is handmade, hand-etched and 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.
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.