Iyoba Idia Mask Bronze Pendent
Iyoba Idia Mask Bronze Pendent
Iyoba Idia Mask Bronze Pendent


Iyoba Idia Mask Bronze Pendent

Regular price £110.00
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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.  

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