This is another statement pendent that celebrates one of Africa’s trailblazing women - Iyoba Idia who hailed from the Kingdom of Benin during the 16th century. The pendent large, bold, and unisex. The pendent is cast in bronze – the metal that the Benin Empire was is renowned for using for its 16th century Benin Empire artefacts. The pendent comes complete with a bronze chain.
Iyona Idia was a warrior, politician, spiritual leader, and protector of the Edo people. An adept politician among an era of male dominance. She was also known as the "The Hidden Oba" and remains a giant of true leadership.
This gold-plated bronze ring is miniature replica of the world-famous Benin carved ivory pendent mask cast in her image - a classic African artefact.