Niger | Two heavy bracelets from the Tuareg people | Silver and copper alloy | 200 €
Tuareg man holding up an astrolabe-inspired pendant, strung on a beaded necklace. The clear desert skies allowed the Tuareg to be keen observers. Tuareg celestial objects include: Amanar (Orion), the warrior of the desert. Azzag Willi (Venus), which indicates the time for milking the goats. Shet Ahad (Pleiades), the seven sisters of the night. Talemt (Ursa Major), the she-camel wakes up. Awara (Ursa Minor), the baby camel goes to sleep. Niger, Sahara.