Posted 11 months ago
Antiques (object shows signs of long use)Museum quality (worthy to be added to a museum’s permanent collection)Good overall conditions (small imperfections or signs of use)
These bracelets were worn by the Anuak, Shilluk, and Nuer from Sudan , sometimes at the upper arm. This light item has beautiful creamy colored patina, with small cracks. Ivory is the material of choice for many of the peoples within Sudan.
This bracelet used by Dinka tribes for years and has reach patina that comes with age and usage.Women also wear bangles on their arms and legs, and they may also wear elaborate jewelry in their Song and dance play an important role in Dinka culture.
Plain ivory bracelets are found among a number of African peoples. They are invariably prized as emblems of status and wealth.