Antique Brass Anklet

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Destination: Kumasi , Ghana

Anklets like this one, from the Bamum people of Cameroon, served as currency for major purchases (think the equivalent of a new car). Hollow on the inside, it was crafted with the incredible technique of lost-wax casting.


Krofofrom, just about 45 minutes north of Kumasi, is a village of brass craftsmen who practice the art of lost-wax casting, a technique that goes back hundreds and hundreds of years. When we visited, we met with Akw... Read More

Details and Dimensions

Brass, most likely an antique piece
7.5" L, 9" W, 4" H

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