Vintage Silver Fulani Ring, Mali – MEDIUM
A vintage silver (tested) ribbed Fulani ring, made in Mali in the 1950s by the Fulani/Peul/Fulbe people, one of the largest ethnic groups in the Sahel and West Africa. This handmade ring has a lovely worn patina.
3.15 cm (h) x 3.36 (w)
Internal dimensions: 1.78 cm (h) x 1.78 cm (w)
Approximate ring size:
Fisher, A. (1998). Africa Adorned. New York: H. Abrams, p. 174
Borel, F. (1994). The Splendour of Ethnic Jewelry. London: Thames and Hudson, p. 97