Ring (tisek) - 2012.90.107_1

2012.90.107_1

Ring (tisek)

Maker: Unidentified Tuareg artist
Medium:Silver, solder
Geography: North Africa
Date: late 20th century
Dimensions:
3.4 x 4.5 cm
Object number: 2012.90.107
Credit Line: This acquisition was made possible with the generous support of the Louise Hawley Stone Charitable Trust
Not on view
DescriptionA woman's ring with a simple silver band and a large silver domed component with a flat back. The domed component is hollow and has some seeds inside it which rattle when the ring is moved. In the centre of the domed component is a small 6-pointed star and small circular protrusion. Semi-circular designs are engraved around the outside of the dome. This ring is worn during festivals and weddings.
Collection:
Global Africa
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