Antique bronze snake currency bracelet from the Mossi tribe of Burkina Faso, Africa, circa 1600.
There are dozens of intricate and attractive bracelet and anklet shapes that were once made in various places all over Burkina Faso.
In addition to serving as currency, many were intended to provide some form of protection to their owners. Many others were worn simply because they look attractive.
Displayed on a reclaimed iron stand.
10"h x 5"w x 3"d
Each bracelet can be removed and has an inside diameter of approximately 3".