Ombuena Young Himba Woman’s Neckring – Seed beads and Ochre

$350.00

An authentic Himba Neckring from Namibia.

Only 1 left in stock

SKU: TAX01. Categories: , . Tags: , , .

In 2012, Nharo did a project collecting objects of cultural attire from the Himba community in and around Opuwo, Kunene, Namibia.

More information about the project is available here:

https://www.rom.on.ca/en/blog/objects-and-stories-from-namibia

The Ombuena is worn by a young woman from the time of menarche until the birth of the first child. The piece is composed of white seed beads and covered with otjize, a mixture of ochre, fat and herbs. This ombuena was originally worn in Opuwo and collected in 2012 by Nharo.

Dimensions:
Height: 3 cm
Width: 23 cm
Length: 23 cm
Weight: 339 g

Weight 0.339 kg
Dimensions 23 x 23 x 3 cm

There are no reviews yet.

Add Review

Be the first to review “Ombuena Young Himba Woman’s Neckring – Seed beads and Ochre”

SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER!

*

Special Recent Posts

Cart