Re: significance of the amulets
Re: Possibly the nicest use of Hebrons I've ever seen. -- Joyce Post Reply Edit Forum Where am I?
Posted by: stefany Post Reply
03/18/2017, 01:40:56

apart from the drop-shaped bell at the centre, the ?yoruba lost wax elements include at the clasp a representation of a plaited banana leaf menstrual napkin from a young female puberty initiation ceremony girdle, and the nailhead-like dangles are from a young man's ritual girdle, as i've been given to understand.
So this could have all sorts of interesting meanings for the wearer!



Copyright 2017
All rights reserved by Bead Collector Network and its users