Category Archives: Body adornment

Summer Souk Sale

Twareg Necklace by Moroccan Bling Moroccan Bling launches today its summer sale with discounts on all stock on our etsy shop. Items on offer include pieces from the twareg inspired series, this summers leather necklaces and cuffs and earrings assembled … Continue reading

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The Fibulae – a Roman safety pin!

A Fibula (Latin “to fasten”) is an ancient brooch found in the Berber/Amazigh culture of Morocco. Technically, the Latin term fibulae refers specifically to Roman brooches, however, the term is widely used to refer to brooches from the entire ancient and early medieval world that continue Roman forms. Unlike most … Continue reading

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Henna حِنَّاء

Henna is a flowering plant used since ancient times for dying hair, fingernails, drumheads, leather, wool and skin and to decorate the female body, bringing baraka (good destiny).  In several parts of the world it is traditionally used in various … Continue reading

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