African Tuareg Nomadic Tribe Ingall Cross Pendant Seed Bead Strand Necklace


African Tuareg cross, Niger/Mali nomadic tribal people. This style of cross was given by fathers to their sons as a talisman to ward off evil. Hand wrought white metal on back glass seed bead and silver necklace. c 1920. Pullover chain measures 12" length (24" total) pendant measures 3.5"x 2.75".