An iron pole with a bunch of thin blades sticking out of it, the Nigerian iron wand with twisting hand forged serpents pointing upwards to the sky, giving the piece a wonderful aesthetic shape. 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.
Each piece is one-of-a-kind and possesses its own unique personality. Variations between items received and images shown can occur. To choose from our current inventory, images can be requested here.
~ Small - 5"L x 5"W x 21-22.5"H
~ Large - 5"L x 5"W x 24"H
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Kanju is a luxury design brand bringing the majesty and creative spirit of Africa to interiors worldwide, through beautiful, meticulously crafted artisan collections.