This listing is for 2 "lost wax" small brass end cap beads.
Measuring approx. 16 mm x 10 mm.
These lost wax pendants are made in Ashanti Region, Ghana. You can have an idea how much work is beyond these wonderful pendants:
Africa has been home to an active metalworking industry for 6,000 years, reaching back to the ancient Nubians and Egyptians who crafted artifacts in gold and copper. Iron working was introduced by the Phoenicians around 800 BCE, and spread gradually across the continent: up to the Atlantic coast. The metal was used to produce weapons, tools, amuletes.
Iron was not the only metal manipulated and shaped by the skilled hands of African metalworkers. The Ashanti kingdom in present-day Ghana was famous for its abundant gold reserves, and the Ashanti people crowned their king on a sacred golden stool said to have floated down from the heavens
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