Massive Anklet – African Currency – Tuareg, Mali / Niger

Bronze. Early to mid 20th century. Cm. 10,5 high x 13,0 width (4.13 x 5.12 Inches); grams 1.107,0 (39.5 oz.).

Heavy anklet, U-shaped body and massive terminals faceted with tipical geometric motifs. Much used by Tuareg tribes of Mali and Niger. Every anklet could be worn; price was established on basis of quality and weight.

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