These extraordinary Bassari Earrings in sterling silver and 18kt gold are inspired by the African Bassari tribe which represents cartwheel masks fashioned from the bark of the Akuf Tree.
The Bassari live in Southern Senegal and are known for being hunger gatherers. At traditional rituals, dancers embodying the spirit of nature, wear distinctive cartwheel masks, fashioned from the bark of the Akuf tree to preserve social order.
Part of The Africa Collection by Azza Fahmy
Egyptian born contemporary jewellery designer Azza Fahmy trained at the Faculty of Fine Arts.
Every piece in the Africa Collection by Egyptian Jewellery brand, Azza Fahmy, tells a story that has been handcrafted by more than 200 artisans celebrating the past and present. Azza Fahmy pays homage in this latest gold and silver jewellery collection to Africa’s heritage and traditions.