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Bracelets (debliz shems ugmar - sun and moon)
Tétouan, Morocco
20th century
Silver and gold, cast, embossed, and filigree
H: 2.5; Diam: 7 cm
Purchased through the gift of Baroness Alix de Rothschild, Paris
Accession number: B71.0539(a-b)

Women of means wore these bracelets which owe their picturesque name to the thickened white and yellow braids adorning them reminiscent of the colors of the sun and moon.


From the Israel Museum publications:
Ben Ami, Alia, ed., In All Their Finery: Jewels from the Jewish World, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2002

Exhibitions:
In All Their Finery: Jewels from the Jewish World, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 01/01/2000 - 30/09/2002

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir


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