Fine Sterling Silver Cuff with Detailed Etching - NigerTuareg
Wide fine silver cuff with exquisite details are perfect treat for you or a loved one.
- Size: 1 in. wideåÊ
- Etching is created may traditional technique of the Tuareg of Niger tribe
- Cuff is adjustable able to fit most
- Handmade with small differences in design åÊ
Cuff is made of 99% silver
** 99% fine sterling silver has a higher silver content than traditional sterling silver which is generally .925åÊ
Meet The Artist -åÊ
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.