This beautiful silver and Ebony hairpin from Agadez (Niger), is entirely handmade using ancestral techniques of forging and chiselling.
It features a solid piece of Ebony wood set in silver mountings. The lower section is smooth finished while the top part is adorned with stunning engraved details.
The Touareg are nomadic people in the western Sahara.
Their silversmiths are well known to produce beautiful jewellery.