A West African Akan Disc necklace created by Museum Reproductions. These are based upon the traditional jewelry worn by West African women. These Akan discs were originally made in solid gold and the style has remained popular for over 4000 years. This necklace is created from gold plated pewter and glass beads and a lobster claw clasp. Matching earrings and a bracelet are below.
18 inches in length.
Museum Reproductions is based out of Longmont, CO here in the USA! They create jewelry that is based upon or inspired by pieces in museum collections. These designs are authorized by and benefit these Museums. So you can own a piece of jewelry that is not only beautiful, but historically significant as well. Each design comes with a provenance card that explains the origin of the design.