Silver Sahara

Vineyard Haven, MA
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Silver Sahara is the flagship store of the Sustainable Art Alliance, a purpose-driven organization focusing on preserving native traditions and creating self-sustaining enterprises in Morocco and North Africa. Located on the beautiful island of Martha's Vineyard off the coast of Massachusetts, with a sister store in Essaouira, Morocco, Silver Sahara features handmade, one-of-a-kind, hand-selected items sourced directly from the artists. Sales of Silver Sahara products directly benefit the artisans and craftsman who created them. In 2016, Carolina Cooney partnered with ...Read More

Silver Sahara

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Hand Knotted Beni Ourain Thick Wool Rug from Morocco's Atlas Mountains
Hand Knotted Beni Ourain Thick Wool Rug from Mo...
Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs
Wool, Cotton
Sourced directly from a cooperative in northern Morocco's Atlas Mountains, Beni Ourain rugs are known to be the most spectacular and luxurious of all Moroccan rugs, and some of the f...
Vintage N. African Tuareg Handmade Dagger Scabbard, Hand-Etched Silver & Leather
Vintage N. African Tuareg Handmade Dagger Scabb...
Early 20th Century Moroccan Islamic Arms, Armor and Weapons
Metal
This vintage Tuareg scabbard is known as an "elmusi". Entirely handmade, this dagger likely made its way north through the Sahara Desert to the southern Moroccan town of Zagora, wher...
Vintage N. African Tuareg Handmade Dagger Scabbard, Hand-Etched Silver & Leather
Vintage N. African Tuareg Handmade Dagger Scabb...
Early 20th Century Moroccan Islamic Arms, Armor and Weapons
Metal
This vintage Tuareg scabbard is known as an "elmusi". Entirely handmade, this dagger likely made its way north through the Sahara Desert to the southern Moroccan town of Zagora, wher...
Antique Silver & Camel Bone Moroccan Decorative Wooden Coffee Hand-Grinder
Antique Silver & Camel Bone Moroccan Decorative...
Early 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Historical Memorabilia
Silver, Bronze, Coral, Lapis Lazuli, Malachite, Bone, Ebony
This antique coffee grinder is made of ebony wood, with hand-engraved silver melange adornment, hand-carved camel bone embellishments, and two coins. Entirely handmade, this grinder ...
Large Antique Moroccan Dowry Storage Chest, Leather, Bone, Silver, Gemstones
Large Antique Moroccan Dowry Storage Chest, Lea...
Antique Early 19th Century Moroccan Tribal Trunks and Luggage
Silver, Brass, Copper, Steel, Lapis Lazuli, Malachite, Bone, Leather, Re...
This antique dowry trunk was originally filled with fine clothes and bedding and presented by a husband to his future wife. Made in southern Morocco, it dates from the early 1900s an...
19th Century Ait Atta Moroccan Silver Tribal Warrior Bracelets
19th Century Ait Atta Moroccan Silver Tribal Wa...
Antique Mid-19th Century Moroccan Tribal Collectible Jewelry
Silver
A pair of antique very heavy silver and mixed metal spiked bracelets from the Ait Atta tribe of indigenous Moroccan Berbers known as the Amazigh. Twelve triangular-shaped points radi...
Handmade Vintage Moroccan Berber Necklace, Silver Enamel Tagemout, Amber, Copal
Handmade Vintage Moroccan Berber Necklace, Silv...
Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Collectible Jewelry
Ceramic, Agate, Amethyst, Lapis Lazuli, Multi-gemstone, Onyx, Shell, Fel...
Handmade artisan pendant necklace from Morocco. Made in the southern desert town of Zagora, this necklace has many precious beads including coral, glass, amber copal resin, shells, o...
Vintage Moroccan Handmade Koummya Dagger Knife, Curved Blade, Ebony & Silver
Vintage Moroccan Handmade Koummya Dagger Knife,...
Mid-20th Century Moroccan Islamic Arms, Armor and Weapons
Metal
Sourced from the Azlag Dagger Cooperative in central Morocco, the distinctive curve on this blade is a signature design of the dagger makers of Kelaat M'Gouna. The smooth curves of t...
Antique Handmade Moroccan Tuareg Manilla Anklet, Heavy Etched Silver Melange
Antique Handmade Moroccan Tuareg Manilla Anklet...
Antique 18th Century Moroccan Tribal Collectible Jewelry
Metal
Manilla anklets/armlets, often called "slave bracelets", originated a form of money. Appearing before the colonial period, manillas were often worn to display wealth and used in trad...
Large Vintage Moroccan Two-Handled Jug, Handmade Silver and Copper Repousse
Large Vintage Moroccan Two-Handled Jug, Handmad...
Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tribal Pottery
Silver, Copper, Clay
This large Moroccan two-handled jug is heavily decorated in Moroccan silver and copper. Both sides feature a coral bead, a bead of Lapis Lazuli, and a turquoise bead. Made of heavy t...
Colorful Handmade Vintage Moroccan Wool Kilim Pillow Decorative Berber Design
Colorful Handmade Vintage Moroccan Wool Kilim P...
Late 20th Century Moroccan Kilim Pillows and Throws
Wool
This vibrant, colorful handmade pillow adds an exotic bohemian feel to any room. Decorated with geometric designs that mimic Berber tribal tattoos, as well as other symbolic imagery ...
Early 20th Century Moroccan Hand Carved Wooden Bowl Antique Coins & Silver Hamsa
Early 20th Century Moroccan Hand Carved Wooden ...
Early 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Decorative Bowls
Silver, Hardwood
This hand carved wooden bowl is a shop favorite. Crafted from a single piece of thick hardwood, the bowl is decorated with antique silver Rial coins dating back to 1913. The coins ha...

More About Silver Sahara

Silver Sahara storefront in Rue Skala, Essaouira, Morocco.

Silver Sahara partner Mohamed El Fassi in our Essaouira, Morocco shop.

Sahara Silver offers spectacular inlaid Moroccan Doors, all made completely by hand.

Mohamed at the Sahara Green pottery cooperative in Tamegroute, Morocco.

Inside the Silver Sahara shop in Essaouira, Morocco.

Chefchaouen, Morocco -- one of Silver Sahara's many locations for sourcing handmade products.

Sahara Silver owner Carolina Cooney basking in the vibrant colors of Morocco and its unique Amazigh culture & heritage.

A shot from Algeria, where Silver Sahara sources exquisite hand-loomed Berber rugs & carpets.

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