A glossary of ethnic jewellery terms

Serouchen / Seghrouchen

The Ait Seghrouchen (Berber: Ayt Se…£ruccen) are a Berber tribe of east-central Morocco. They are divided into two geographically separated groups, one on the south side of the Middle Atlas and one on the north side of the High Atlas. They speak a Zenati Berber dialect, Ait Seghrouchen Berber, sometimes grouped with Central Atlas Tamazight.

The Adornments of the serrouchen is bold and features Niello in cast silver pieces.

Image – Besancenot


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