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Round Red Bone Disc Earrings

Product Code: 11.02.6480
These handcrafted earrings in white metal with a bone disc have been made by artisans working with Bombolulu in Kenya.

In African societies across history, jewellery represented the wealth of the wearer. In some parts of Africa, a person's wealth is also measured by the amount of livestock they own so when livestock is used for food, every part of the animal is used including the bones. If a person is wearing many pieces of bone jewellery, this is seen as a sign of wealth.
Dimensions: W5 CM
Price: $14.99

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The goal of Bombolulu is to empower people with disabilities both socially and economically. It aims to do this through training and employment linkages by engaging them in the financially sustainable... more...