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Yoruba Bell Ring Shaped Brass Pendant Nigerian Africa

Regular Price: $29.00

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Product #: 68121
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Title Yoruba Bell Ring Shaped Brass Pendant Nigerian African
Materials Brass (unknown metal content)
Made In Africa
Traded In Africa
Approximate Age Unknown
Overall Condition Fair.
Damage/Repair Casting flaws, bends, tarnishing, and general wear.
People Yoruba
Pendant Size 3-4 inches (including bell)


Picture is an example. Yours will be similar. You are purchasing one per order.


Additional Information:  brass bell ring-shaped beads/pendants which have been worn, weathered, and beaten down by age.  They  were cast using the lost wax technique. Brass bells of this shape with such designs were found among the Yoruba  people  from Nigeria and among the Akan people of  Ghana and Ivory Coast.These beads are incorporated in a necklace as individual brass beads. They can also be worn as pendants. 


See a necklace with similar ring-shaped bell beads in our comprehensive guide to African-made beads, African Beads: Jewels of a Continent, p. 109