Handmade African Bangle
Artisanal African Bangle
Benin Bangle

Benin Bronze Bangle

The Bamileke tribe of west Africa have a long and rich history of bronze casting,having produced skilled artists in this art.Pieces like this bronze Bangle,decorated the royal palace of Benin Kingdom-Nigeria.The Benin Bronzes are a group of more than a thousand commemorative metal plaques and sculptures that decorated the royal palace.As with many brass items in Africa, this bangle was used as a form of currency and passed on as a dowry during marriage.

Origin: Nigeria, West Africa

Material: Brass

Dimensions: 6"H x 4,5W