BENIN ARMLETS

£75.00£125.00

Description
Made using the lost wax method of casting used across West Africa. Originally used as a form of currency providing status to the wearer they were often forged onto a bride’s arm as part of her wedding dowry. Their value lay in the metal itself as well as the amount of ornamentation found on the bangle. Superb décor pieces the natural oxidation of the metal creates varying subtle hues.

Material
Cast Bronze.
Mounting: Black metal stand.

Size
Tall – Approx 200mm(H) on Stand 250mm(H)
Short – Approx 80mm(H) on Stand 140mm(H)

Notes
These products are handmade & unique. When it comes to the intricate design found on each bangle the magic is in the mystery. All are superb.
Imperfections and variations are part of the character of the pieces.
Sizes may vary slightly.

Additional information

Size

Short, Tall