The Tuareg expanded southward from the Tafilalt region into the Sahel under their legendary queen Tin Hinan, who is credited in Tuareg lore with uniting the ancestral tribes and founding the unique culture that continues to the present day. What an exceptional woman, isn’t it? Now you can have the Tin Hinan spirit in your chest. Being nomadic, they move constantly across borders, exactly like you.
The Tuareg are a nomadic people of Niger and surrounding countries. These traditional crosses were originally worn as a talisman for good luck and protection against the evil eye or the forces of bad magic and they were considered as means of payment. The cross shapes represent the four points of a compass.
The material is a silver mix and it was purchased in North Africa.
Amazing long necklace made with pyrite beads, old Kuchi charms, and an engraved silver Tuareg cross.
Add an ethnic look to your boho outfit. Something new handmade created from antique ethnic hand picked pieces from here and beyond.
Pendant measures approx : 2 inches/ 5 cm in length.
Necklace measures approx 15 inches / 40 cms, including the clasp.