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Vintage Moroccan Berber Hair Ring Size 8 3/4

Vintage Moroccan Berber Hair Ring Size 8 3/4

Regular price $65.00 USD
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Made of silver-tone metal with a brassy dome, this Moroccan hair ring is locally known asĀ talbatem.Ā This type of hair ring was worn through hair, either high up near the temples or the end of braids. It can easily be worn as a finger ring. There are solder marks near the base but overall in reasonable vintage condition. The hair ring does not test as silver.

There are similar items in the Quai Branly Museum (74.1971.15.5 and 74.1967.9.10).Ā 

  • The base measures 15 x 15 mm (11/16 x 11/16")
  • It rises 1.2 cm (1/2") above the base
  • Size 8 3/4
  • Weighs 11.3 grams.

For more Berber jewelry, please visit the Berber Collection.

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