Vintage Mbole Anklet Currency, Mali


This vintage Mbole Copper Currency is offered to adorn your living space with a vintage flair. The Mbole peoples of the Congo area made ankle currency bracelets as a form of payment. The jewelry is worn by both men and women, and the large, round currency has also been known to be a part of the marriage contract between couples. A very substantial work that has damage to the top of the form, appropriate for it's vintage era age. Beautiful and simple - don't settle for a knock off made somewhere that is not Africa... Sold without stand. 9" x 6.5"