Witchy Collection — Sweet 1985
Wealthy women from Mali who wears glass and carnelian tanfouk (Talhakimt) pendants in her hair, smaller versions of the Agadez cross and silver sings set with carnelians (traditionally men's finger rings), all of which are Tuareg in design. | © Angela Fisher, 1987
SOVA: Smithsonian Online Virtual Archives
Africa| Wodaabe woman (aka Bororo) only Fulbe group to preserve the ancient nomadic tradition. Earrings made from the rare and unusual Talhakimt pendants. These are Bohemian glass trade beads manufactured to imitate earlier stone and metal currency objects of the Tuareg's of the northern Sahara. They are likely to have been produced in the late 1800s to early 1900s. Photo taken in Chadawanka village, Niger by Eliot Elisofon, in 1971.
TUAREG PEOPLE: AFRICA`S BLUE PEOPLE OF THE DESERT
www.villsethnoatlas.wordpress.com (Tuaregowie, Tuaregs) Joven tuareg luciendo artesania tuareg en su pelo, Festival au Dessert, Essakane - Young Tuareg crafts wearing in her hair, Festival au Dessert, Essakane (January 2008) www.vicentemendez.com
Traditional headdresses, banned by Islamist group, return to Mali
16 photos Issues surrounding women’s rights and the treatment of women received special attention around the globe during International Women’s Day on March 8. To commemorate the occasion, Reuters photographer Joe Penney documented traditional headdresses worn by the women of Gao in Mali. Radical Islamist group MUJAO (Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa) […]