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wAXAw - Necklace, Morocco Chefchaouen or Chaouen, as it is often called by Moroccans, is a city in northwest Morocco, close to Tangier. The name refers to the shape of the mountain tops above the town, that look like the two horns (chaoua) of a goat. It is noted for its buildings in shades of blue.

wAXAw - parure, Morocco/ Pakistan/ Nepal/ India

wAXAW - Morocco / Mali - Gazelle Horn and Moroccan Silver “Cornes de Gazelle”, popular Moroccan pastry. They are stuffed with almond paste scented with orange flower water and cinnamon,curved into horn-shaped crescents. They’re frequently served at special occasions.

wAXAw - Rings - Morocco, Pakistan, Nepal

wAXAw - Rings - Morocco, Pakistan, Nepal

wAXAw - Parure - Morocco, India Carnelian is a brownish-red mineral variety of chalcedony coloured by impurities of iron oxide. Its colour varies from pinkish-orange to a deep brown. Carnelian is believed to help timid speakers become eloquent. Ancient warriors wore Carnelian around their neck for courage and power to conquer their enemies.

wAXAw - Bracelets, Morocco

wAXAw - Necklaces, Morocco In Berber culture the tent is traditionally builded for the first time during the marriage ceremony and is considered an extension of the union.

wAXAw - Necklaces, Morocco - Glass and Resin “Houara” is a folk dance that includes several men and only one woman. All dancers make a packed circle and take turns coming into the middle to show off complex choreographies. May come into the circle either one man alone or two men together. As the rhythm speeds up, the woman rushes into the centre of the circle to end the dance. The Houara has traditionally been used as a spiritual folk dance by Berber tribes.

wAXAw - Tuareg Necklace, Sahara - Pulp Turquoise The Tuareg are Berber people with a traditionally nomadic pastoralist lifestyle. They are the principal inhabitants of the Saharan interior of North Africa.