Fulani Ring – Silver – Maliamazigh
Mid 20th century. Silver; cm. 2,8 high x cm. 2,4 width (1.10″ x 0.94”); inner diameter cm. 2,1 (0.82”); US size 7.75. Gr. 22,2 (0.78 oz). Fulani, also called Peul or Fulbe , are scattered throughout many parts of West Africa, from Lake Chad, in the east, to the Atlantic coast. The Fulani were originally a pastoral people, and their lives and organization were dominated by the needs of their herds. The pastoral Fulani today enjoy greater prestige than town and sedentary agricultural Fulani as the most truly representative of Fulani culture.