Ancient & Antique Fulani Earrings from Mali and Mauritania - Picture Collection 112

These rings have been handmade from twisted rods of brass or silver by local craftsmen for hundreds of years and despite their size, are quite lightweight.
Solid gold versions of these "kwottenai kanye" can be seen in Angela Fisher's
superb book Africa Adorned
( pages 181 - 183 )

Singles

59 x 53 mm
Aluminium

38 x 35
Bronze

34 x 30
Brass

47 x 42
Bronze

45 x 38
Bronze

28 x 25
Bronze

Pairs

50 x 46
Bronze

45 x 38
Bronze

42 x 40
Bronze

35 x 28
Bronze

48 x 40
Bronze

42 x 40
Bronze

29 x 27 mm
Bronze

28 x 25
Cleaned Bronze

24 x 23
Bronze

20 x 18
Bronze

15 x 15
Bronze

14 x 14
Cleaned Bronze

Ear and Nose Ring - Matching Sets

22 x 22 to 24 x 25 mm
Aluminium

19 x 19
Brass

11 x 12  to 18 x 22
Bronze

Pairs

26 x 30
Brass and Glass

40 x 36
Bronze

22 x 19
Cleaned Bronze

Singles

40 x 36
Aluminium

33 x 29
Bronze

30 x 26
Bronze

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