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Figurine: Three Males, 18th-20th century Democratic Republic of Congo, Loango Region, Kongo peoples Ivory

Figurine: Three Males, 18th-20th century Democratic Republic of Congo, Loango Region, Kongo peoples Ivory

The kolam, or "rangoli" is a traditional mandala, a geometric pattern, that women design in front of their houses during festivities. In Tamil culture is a strong form of expression by the women, who express their feelings in this secret way.

The kolam, or "rangoli" is a traditional mandala, a geometric pattern, that women design in front of their houses during festivities. In Tamil culture is a strong form of expression by the women, who express their feelings in this secret way.

Memorial Head, 17th century  Ghana; Akan, Twifo region, Hemang city  Terracotta, roots, quartz fragments

Memorial Head, 17th century Ghana; Akan, Twifo region, Hemang city Terracotta, roots, quartz fragments

WHAT ARE OBI ABATA? Used for divining in the Yoruba/Ifa tradition. These Obi are cut from a hard coconut shell, shaved and sanded by hand into 4 small circles of equal size. Then a Cowry shell is securely added to each one. I can be designed with desired colors and energies.

Create Your Obi! CUSTOM Palm Sized Obi. Durable & Easy to Cast With

WHAT ARE OBI ABATA? Used for divining in the Yoruba/Ifa tradition. These Obi are cut from a hard coconut shell, shaved and sanded by hand into 4 small circles of equal size. Then a Cowry shell is securely added to each one. I can be designed with desired colors and energies.

Egunguns in Cové, Benin.  Egungun' is a Yoruba word and means: 'the souls of the dead who have returned to earth for a short time to pass on specific advice to the living'.

Egunguns in Cové, Benin. Egungun' is a Yoruba word and means: 'the souls of the dead who have returned to earth for a short time to pass on specific advice to the living'.

Goddess: Oya (Yoruba) : Oya is the Yoruba warrior-goddess of fire, wind, magic, fertility, and other chaotic, electrifying phenomena. She's also the goddess of the Niger river, and she wears a lot of red! She is not a goddess in quite the same sense as a Greco-Roman deity, but is an "orisha," an elemental spirit.

Goddess: Oya (Yoruba) : Oya is the Yoruba warrior-goddess of fire, wind, magic, fertility, and other chaotic, electrifying phenomena. She's also the goddess of the Niger river, and she wears a lot of red! She is not a goddess in quite the same sense as a Greco-Roman deity, but is an "orisha," an elemental spirit.

Aziza African Fairy Queen by Mickie Mueller

Aziza African Fairy Queen Open Edition Print

Veve of Osanj of the Ogun family of loas in Haitian Vodou who presides over iron, hunting, politics and war.

Veve of Osanj of the Ogun family of loas in Haitian Vodou who presides over iron, hunting, politics and war.

Veve of Ayizan. A loa (lwa) associated with the rites of initiation (kanzo) in Haitian Vodou

Fair Trade Veve of Ayizan. A loa (lwa) associated with the rites of initiation (kanzo) in Haitian Vodou 2.5'x2'

Veve of Ayizan. A loa (lwa) associated with the rites of initiation (kanzo) in Haitian Vodou

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