Two beautiful pieces of jewelry of Touareg origin. Made of leather and cut shell. Also called a "chomeisa", referring to the five pieces. Used as a protective amulet against the evil eye.
Strings of old blue ring-beads interspaced with silver pendants. Worn by Christian women in Lalibela. Central Ethiopia.
A pair of huge gold-dyed earrings, as an imitation of real gold,worn over the head by Fulani-women.Mali.
A collection of well-used aluminium bracelets, inlaid with copper for an extra decoration. Fulani,Mali.
A collection of old finger- and hairrings, sometimes also worn around the neck as a protective amulet. From different tribes in Burkina Faso, e.g. Bobo and Lobi.