Tuareg. The Tuareg are Berber people with a traditionally nomadic pastoralist lifestyle. They are the principal inhabitants of the Saharan interior of North Africa... The Tuareg language, a branch of the Berber languages, has an estimated 1.2 million speakers... Most Tuareg live in the Saharan parts of Niger, Mali, and Algeria. Being nomadic, they move constantly across national borders...

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Africa | Rings from the Tuareg people of Mali | Silver and carnelian | 20th century | 150£ each

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Africa | Man's saddle bag ~ tassoufra ~ from the Tuareg people of the Agadez region, Aïr, Niger. | Leather, embroidery and dye/pigments. | Used to store clothing and food. They are labouriously hand made by Tuareg women.

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Africa | Amulet necklace from the Tuareg people of Niger | Leather and silver

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Africa | Woman's veil / head cloth weight ~ Tassassarut ~ from the Tuareg people, northwest Azawagh, Niger | Brass, copper and iron | ca. 1940/50s. | These take the form of a traditional Tuareg padlock key. | Est. 900 - 1000€ for each lot of 3 ~ (Feb '14)

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