Old Dogon Hand Forged Iron Amulet Talisman Ring Mali Africa Africa
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Old Dogon Hand Forged Iron Amulet Talisman Ring Mali Africa Africa:
Old Dogon Hand-Forged Iron Amulet Ring-AFRICA
An old Dogon hand-forged iron, or “fer noir” amulet ritual ring of domed and tapered shape, terminating in a flattened tip.
The origin of the shape is unknown, but there is a certain organic quality to the exquisitely simple form and the delicately slit sides. Stylistically, this type of ring is reminiscent of excavated Inner Niger River Delta, of the Djenne Guimbala region.
Superb workmanship with notable oxidized patina– Collected in Mali.
Origin: Dogon ethnic group - MALI
Materials: Hand-forged iron
Condition details: Good with oxidized patina
Dimensions/Weight: 5,7 cm (2 1/4") high - 3,5 cm (1 3/8") wide
Inner Diam/Ring Size: N/A