Ombuena Young Himba Woman's Neckring - Seed beads and Ochre

$350

 An authentic Himba Neckring from Namibia.

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

Nharo spent a lot of time with the Himba and is proud to work with them promote their culture. 

We are located in Toronto's west end at 124 Portland St, Etobicoke.

Any questions, comments, or concerns you may have feel free to reach us at info@nharo.com or by filling out the form below 

Call us at: (647) 686 4130

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