Akuaba Fertility Figure Hand Carved Cow Bone Pendant 1

$ 18.00

    • Akuaba Fertility Figure Hand Carved Cow Bone Pendant 1 
    • Akuaba are Ritual Fertility Figures from Ghana, West Africa. The best known Akuaba are those of the Asante People, whose Akuaba figures have large, disc-like heads.
    • Traditionally, these Dolls are carried on the backs of women either hoping to conceive a child, or to ensure the attractiveness of the child being carried. When not in active use, the Akuaba would be ritually washed and cared for.
    • Traditional use of Akuaba does still continue in some areas of Ghana. The form of the Akuaba has also gained currency as a general symbol of Good Luck.
    • Measure Approx. 2 1/2" high x 1" wide
    • Highly skilled traditional artisan hand carving from China