Large Beaded Shield - Black with Manilla String and Cowrie Center
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Traditionally these shields were used as defensive weapons and also as decorative or ritual objects, which in Cameroon symbolize status and wealth. Hand-carved from one piece of wood and decorated by large groups of locals making up the Tikar Tribe makes each shield a unique piece. The shields are adorned with a combination of beads, cowrie shells and manilla string. No matter what your design preference is these artisanal pieces are without a doubt conversation points in any space.