"Finger rings 'tisek' are passed between Tuareg women and men as signs of affection. Those with carnelian setting are believed to have the same properties as 'tanfouk' pendants in healing wounds and averting the evil eye." Rings shown here are from Mali.
Mongolian costumed mannequin in the National Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark. Danish ethnographer Henning Haslund-Christensen collected these artifacts in during his visit to Mongolia on behalf of the National Museum of Denmark.
The Banjara tribe is the most colorful of any tribal group in India, the original habitants of Rajastan, India. Banjaras have an unique costume and embroidery style. As nomads of the Thar desert, they live in Central and of Western India.