African art > Jewelry, ornament > Himba adornment

Traditional Himba necklace in copper (N° 20059)

Precious element of the dowry, this necklace of adult Himbas women consists of several rows of copper wire This jewelry is passed from mother to daughter. The Himbas are a Bantu people of semi-nomadic pastoralists, of animist religion, living in northern Namibia in the Kaokoland ("far lands") region. The women are renowned for their beauty and their heavy ornaments of necklaces and bracelets. To protect themselves, they coat their bodies and their braided hair with a preparation made of ochre, hematite and animal fat.  

Watch the video

Possibility of payment in2x (2x 147.5 €)

This item is sold with its certificate of authenticity

Estimated shipping cost

OriginCollection Scruel
Material(s)fils de copper
Weight0.80 Kg
Estimated dating2ème halfxx°

You could also be interested by these items
Bracelet TutsiCollier YakaBracelet FonBracelet FonBracelet Fon

You must login to access these options
   Warn me if a similar item is added to the catalog
   Warn me if the price decreases
Manage my alerts
One person already marked interrest on this item

You have question on this item ? contact us

Previously viewed items
African art - Traditional Himba necklace in copper
African art  -  Brussels - Paris - London

© 2021 - Digital Consult SPRL

Essentiel Galerie SPRL
73A, rue de Tournai - 7333 Tertre - Belgique
+32 (0)65.529.100