KIFFA POWDER GLASS ORNAMENTS. Mauritanian women display great skill in making these marvelous pendants, among the highest form of bead art. Clarity of the colors results from finely crushed and cleaned glass powders. Ornaments show two predominant design motifs seen in triangular polychrome type, with and without readily discernible circles or eye-forms, average length 2.5 cm, purchased 1986 in Nouakchatt. Courtesy of Elizabeth J.Harris and Marie-Pierrette Pauchet.

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