Shango Dance Wand/sango/shango Axe,oshe Sango,chango,oshun,ifa,oya,yoruba Ifa.
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Shango Dance Wand/sango/shango Axe,oshe Sango,chango,oshun,ifa,oya,yoruba Ifa. :
Length of Handle 45cm (17.7") Width of handle 3cm (1.18")
AxeLength of Axe 12cm (4.7") Width Of Axe13.3cm (5.2")
This is an amazing brand new well carved dance wand, which can be immediately identified as the Shango or Sango due to the flat double blades thunder axe. Shango was - and in some parts of Africa and the West Indies is still viewed as the god of thunder. It was/is believed that he had magical powers and could control thunder. Around the seventieth century, Shango was the fourth king of the Yoruba people, the Oyo state. The dance wand is a very important ritual object favoured by devotees of Shango. This particular wand has cowrie shells carved into the apex.During Shango’s annual festival, women would sing praise songs (oriki), priests and devotees wave their wand and dance to the beats played on drums such as the bata drum. This is a fantastic Shango wand, which would be a great addition to a Shango shrine or for collectors of African art. Grains Of Africa always endeavors to provide our customers with the highest degree of satisfaction. We pride ourselves on providing high quality items at a reasonable price. Please check our response and offer with confidence. Why not and be sure to add me to your favourites list! Thank you for offerding. If you require further information please do not hesitate to contact us.Please view the other items that Grains of Africa has for sale. Please note that the above text and attached photos are all copyrighted to Grains of Africa. For further information please go to grainsofafrica.com