Many different stories are associated with these
bone pendants. Traditionally, they were worn in Ethiopia and Eritrea at the end of long
necklaces made from African trade beads. Some believe that they
were used as medicine or divining sticks. It is also believed to be a
symbol of wealth and that the number of circles denote the number
of cattle owned. Further accounts include Fulani women wearing
them on their skirts to attract men!
15 ½" in height, and end to end it measures 18".