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Mumuye Torch Currency

Mumuye Torch Currency

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Forged of an iron spike splitting into 'branches', without any points of welding. Used by the Gourmangé speaking peoples (Mumuye, Lobi, etc.) in North Eastern Nigeria. Thought to be held during ceremony to ask for rain prior to crop harvest. Also used for currency and trade.

Details

  • Measurements 5"L x 5"W x 21-22.5"H
  • Materials Iron
  • Colors Dark Brown
  • Origin Nigeria

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STORY

Heritage Décor― Tuareg Brass, Bronze and Vintage Collectibles

Step into a world where history, craftsmanship, and artistry converge, paying homage to the storied traditions of Africa's past. Our Heritage Décor collection showcases the rich legacy of the Tuareg people and other African communities, capturing the essence of their cultures through unique and timeless pieces.kanju's Heritage Décor collection encompasses a curated selection of vintage collectibles from various African regions. These artifacts, sourced with great care and respect, span diverse cultures and eras, offering a glimpse into Africa's past and the vibrant tapestry of its artistic traditions.

Each vintage piece carries the weight of history, telling tales of ancient kingdoms, rituals, and everyday life. From intricately carved wooden masks and sculptures to ceremonial pottery and textiles adorned with traditional motifs, these collectibles embody the soul of Africa, celebrating the ingenuity and creativity of its people across generations.

At kanju Interiors, we believe that these heritage pieces are not merely objects of adornment or decoration; they are gateways to a deeper connection with the roots of African culture. They serve as reminders of our shared humanity and the importance of preserving and cherishing the legacies that have shaped us.

Care & Maintenance

Style indoors in a dry place.

Dust with a microfiber cloth to clean if necessary.

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