Beaded White Cameroon shield with Cowrie center. Hand carved from one piece of wood by the Tikar tribe of Cameroon makes each shield unique. The shields are adorned with a combination of glass beads, cowrie shells and manilla string.
Traditionally these shields were used as defensive weapons and also as decorative or ritual objects which in Cameroon symbolizes status and wealth.
No matter what your design or color preference is these artisan pieces are without a doubt conversation points in any space.
Each is one-of-a-kind and possesses its own unique personality. Variations between items received and images shown can occur. To choose our current inventory, images can be requested here.