THE CONGO Bangle
THE CONGO Bangle is a solid sculptural bangle inspired primarily by the Mbole Peoples of The Democratic Republic of Congo and Zaire regions. The bracelets also came in anklet form and were offered as a dowry to the bride and were symbolic elements of the heritage of a family. They were also used as currency and could be traded in rare and important business transactions. Handcrafted using the traditional lost-wax casting technique.
Small - 2 3/8" inner diameter with 1 3/8" opening.
Medium - 2 1/2" inner diameter 1 1/2t" opening.
Large - 2 3/4" inner diameter 1 5/8" opening.
Available in: Sterling Silver, and 18K Gold Vermeil.
Made with fair trade African gold and conflict-free fine metals. Please inquire about solid gold pricing.
Bangle measures: 2 5/8" x 2 3/4"
All orders are individually and ethically handmade and ship in 3-5 weeks. ***Due to co-vid there may be unanticipated delays. We thank you for your patience at this time.