180324 - Ethiopian African Tribal used Bronze OROMO necklace - Ethiopia


Ethiopia: Traditional Tribal used Bronze Oromo necklace.
Sizes are: 19.5 cm in diameter.
Early 20th century collar style necklace from Oromo valley in southern Ethiopia.
The necklace is made from solid brass with etched designs. It has a minimalist, almost industrial aesthetic that doesn't appear very often in African antiques. The necklace has been heavily worn in a traditional setting and it is in very good condition.

The necklace is not a perfect circle and it is a heavy, substantial piece. See similar "A World of Necklaces: Asia, Africa, Oceania, America" by Anne Leurquin, p. 108