11" Cobalt Blue Namji Doll with Cowrie Shells
The 11" Robust Cobalt Blue Namji Doll with Cowries is a wonderful addition to home decor with its delicate beadwork and pop of color. Handmade in Cameroon, this piece features cobalt blue beading and fun cowrie accents.
Namji Dolls are traditional fertility dolls from Cameroon. They are given to girls to help them prepare for motherhood, as well as kept by older women to promote fertility. Namji dolls are also collected as family heirlooms and used occasionally in rituals. They are highly regarded collector items given their cultural significance in the Namji tribe.
Please understand that these items are handmade and will have unique and quirky differences - this just adds to their value!