Handmade necklace with 100% brass charm with wood, Nambian ostrich shell & Ethiopian brass beads.
Necklace: 800mm circumference. Charm: 90mm length x 25mm width at widest point.
The Dahomey Amazons were a band of female warriors from Benin, who might have been the most feared women to walk the Earth, but they would also change how women were seen and respected in Africa and beyond.
This piece is made by Nontembe/Nonthu in the Cape Town studio.
Care: Clean the brass with a squeeze of lemon juice and soft cloth.