Bracelet

Purchased in the 1970s, this popular item consists of round cut red bauxite beads, which originated in Ghana. After shaping, the beads are threaded onto cotton or elastic cord. Items of jewellery, like this example, became popular purchase items in the 20th century.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
189/2008/20
Category
Ethnography
Collection Class
Personal ornament
Collection Area Region
E
Material
stonecotton
Common Name
bracelet
Simple Name
adornment
Production Country
Nigeria
Production Year Low
late 1960s
Production Year High
early 1970s

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bracelet