Ashanti Comb

R22,800.00

Height – 86cm/34in.
Ashanti ceremonial comb, from the Ashanti tribe (Ghana, West Africa). Cast in solid aluminum and hand-worked with ostrich eggshells sourced from sustainable hatcheries in Oudtshoorn, South Africa. The Ashanti are the dominant ethnic group of a powerful 19th century empire in Western Africa and are today one of Ghana’s leading ethnic groups. Combs were given to women to mark special events, such as coming-of-age, marriage, or giving birth.

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Kulinda have transformed age-old traditions into exciting new renditions, using sustainable alternatives by choosing contemporary and eco-friendly aluminium and ostrich eggshell detailing for our collection.