ANKLET CONGO - Bronze (Nigeria)



Pin It

Anklets of great weight were forged onto women's legs to be worn to the grave unless they were removed by blacksmiths. These anklets were part of a woman's dowry and symbols of status. In the mid-twentieth century the government forbade women from wearing these anklets as it was said to make them look like slaves. The large anklets are now valued only as a currency.

Size: Approx Width: 20cm - Height: 30cm - Depth: 9cm

** Shipping / freight is NOT calculated at the checkout due to your delivery address, and the unique size, weight and fragility of each item. You will be notified via email/SMS with a calculated shipping cost which will need to be paid over the phone prior to dispatch.

Related Items

ARMLET BENIN - Bronze       (Nigeria)
ARMLET BENIN - Bronze (Nigeria) from $150.00
Quick Shop
ASHANTI DOLLS (GHANA)
ASHANTI DOLLS (GHANA) $250.00
Quick Shop
BANGLE BENIN (Nigeria)
BANGLE BENIN (Nigeria) $165.00
Quick Shop
BANGLE TIKAR BEADED (Cameroon)
BANGLE TIKAR BEADED (Cameroon) $150.00
Quick Shop