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Spiked Bronze Bracelet - Bobo people, Burkina Faso - Sold

Price: $0.00

Title: Bracelet


People: Bobo

Country: Burkina Faso

Description: The spikes on the bracelet served to
protect its wearer by warding off evil spirits and
sorcery. In addition to being used for protection it
could also have been used as a weapon. Bracelets
were widely used throughout Africa as a form of
currency. Today, this spiked bracelet can still be
worn as a very unique, weighty statement piece
or simply kept as an elegant, amazing cultural item
on display.

Dimensions: approx. 1" - 4" width x 2 1/4" inner diameter

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