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2 Yoruba Bracelet Currency Forged Iron Handmade Nigeria Africa

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Title 2 Yoruba Bracelet Currency Forged Iron Handmade Nigeria Africa
Other Names metal currency
Materials Iron
Made In Nigeria
Traded In Nigeria
Approximate Age Unknown 20th century or earlier
Overall Condition Rusting surface
Damage/Repair None
People Yoruba
Object Size 3 inches diameter


Additional information: An iron heavy handmade bracelet probably from the Yoruba people  from Nigeria in West Africa.   In the past centuries, throughout West Africa, heavy brass, iron or bronze bracelets were also used as currencies.

 

To see other examples of Ethnic jewelry from around the world please see A WORLD OF NECKLACES (Leurquin), AFRICA ADORNED (Fisher), JEWELS FROM ELSEWHERE (Maggi,Melesi, Pensotti) and ETHNIC JEWELRY (van der Star Collection) and THE SPLENDOR of ETHNIC JEWELRY (Borel).


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