Brass, Lost Wax Cast Rectangles, Baoule, Set of 5


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  • Set of five beads 28x15mm
  • Lost wax cast brass rectangles made by Baoule people of Ivory Coast, known for their very detailed work in wax and brass
  • Each of these beads is first made in wax. The wax is covered by clay, the clay is heated and the wax runs out through openings left for that purpose. Molten recycled metal is poured in. After cooling, the clay mold is broken open and each unique bead is removed and cleaned.