These Namji dolls are adorned with Cowrie shells and a variety of colourful beads and stand on a wood base. Each is unique and one of a klnd.
Traditionally these dolls were presented to brides on their wedding day to speed the chance of pregnancy. Men too would be gifted with them. Each would carry them around, as they would a baby in a wrap-style carrier. They are also handed down to children and become an honored plaything.
Handmade in Cameroon
34cm High comes with wooden display stand