Antique Fine Gurunsi Bracelet – African Currency – Burkina Fasoamazigh
Early to mid 20th century. Bronze gr. 149,1 (5.26 oz.); diameter cm. 9,0 (3.54″); inner diameter cm. 6,7 (2.64″).
The Gurunsi are a set of related ethnic groups inhabiting northern Ghana and south and central Burkina Faso.
There are numerous ethnic sub-groups among the Gurunsi, such as: the Frafra, Nabt and Talensi in Ghana; the Ko, Lyele, Nuni and Sisaala in Burkina Faso. The sub-groups Kassena and Nankani inhabit both Ghana and Burkina Faso. Although characterized by neither a common language nor common political institutions, the social, economic, and religious practices of these sub-groups are sufficiently similar for them to constitute a distinct cultural unit.