Category Archives: Moroccan Crown

Book Review: Berber Women of Morocco

Like a nomad gazing at the night sky, a ceiling of stars covered the main room of the 2014 exhibition, Berber Women of Morocco, at the Fondation Pierre Bergé – Yves St. Laurent in Paris. Each tribe’s jewelry and costume … Continue reading

Posted in Fondation Pierre Berge - Yves St. Laurent, Moroccan Crown, Museum Exhibition, Museum Exhibitions | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Morrocan Taj, or Crown

This magnificent Moroccan wedding tiara is made up of three parts: two sides that meet in the middle and a piece that attaches on top. Made c. 1800, its openworked pyramid shape is richly decorated with emeralds and gemstones. It … Continue reading

Posted in Moroccan Crown | Tagged , , | 5 Comments