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Pair of Fulani Pierced, Conical Silver Hair Rings

Fulani People, Nigeria, Guinea & Elsewhere in West Africa
early 20th century

lengths: 5.5cm, combined weight: 15g



UK art market

This striking pair of silver loops each topped by a hollow, pierced cone would have been used to decorate the hair.

They were used by the Fulani people of West Africa.

They could be worn today as finger rings – size 9 (US) and S (UK).

Both have a good patina and obvious age.

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