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Marble bracelet - West Africa
Marble bracelet - West Africa
Marble bracelet - West Africa
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Marble bracelet - West Africa
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Marble bracelet - West Africa
Ethnic group
various
Origin
West Africa
Provenance
Private collection - Hamburg
Material
Marble
Size
D: 10.5 cm (outer) 7.5 cm (inner)
Description
An old marble bracelet from West Africa.

Tuareg men wear these bracelets because they believe that this stone gives them strength. Kasena women in Ghana carry them along with a "Gungulu", a large ivory bracelet, on each arm.

Lit.: Afrika im Schmuck - Angela Fischer - pages 120/121

Price:   40,00 EUR
Catalogue No.:  05-118
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