Antique Silver Chi Wara Pendant
silver chi wara pendant.

Antique Silver Chi Wara Pendant

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Antique Silver Chi Wara Pendant or Charm is over 2 inches tall. Available in silver or brass tone.
Part Number: js-p546-silver
Availability: In Stock: 2
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Chi wara means “laboring wild animal” in Bambara and is a symbol used as a ritual object by the Bamana people in Mali. According to folklore, a half-antelope half-man creature came down from the sky and introduced farming to the Bamana. In honor of Chi wara, the Bamana carve elaborate headdresses in the form of a stylized antelope. Worn during ceremonial dances, the ritual symbol is used to promote growth of the millet crop and is believed to represent fertility, reproduction and honor to the ancestors.

Our Chi wara pendant or charm is pewter alloy.  The charm measures 52mm tall (slightly more than 2 inches) and has both a loop and an included bail.  The pendant has a silver tone finish but is also available in brass tone.

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