The Teke chief brass necklace is a magnificent and culturally significant piece of jewelry that holds a prominent place in the traditions of the Teke people of Central Africa. Crafted with exceptional skill and attention to detail, this necklace is a symbol of authority, leadership, and prestige within the Teke community.
The pendants often feature various geometric patterns, symbolic motifs, and representations of animals, plants, and ancestral spirits. Each element is carefully handcrafted, showcasing the artisan's craftsmanship and the cultural richness of the Teke people.
These necklaces are typically worn by Teke chiefs during important ceremonies, gatherings, and tribal meetings, signifying their esteemed position in the community. The brass material used in their creation not only adds to the regal appearance but also holds deep cultural significance, symbolizing wealth and prosperity.
33cm h x 27cm w