Handcrafted – Tikar Beaded Bangle

WHY CUR8 LOVES IT!

These beautiful bangles are made by the Tikar people of Cameroon in southern Africa. Originally worn as jewelry, most Tikar Beaded Bangles today are made as decorative pieces given their vibrant glass beads and striking visual impact. Kanju collaborates directly with artisan communities across Africa, supporting local economic development and bringing us amazing products.

MSRP: $145
Minimum Order Quantity: 6

COLLECTION:
Tikar
LEAD TIME:
2-4 months
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CATALOG ID:
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ABOUT KANJU

kanju is a luxury interiors and décor brand partnered with fine artists and artisan groups across the African continent. A collaborative ethos defines kanju’s approach to design and curation, evident in distinctive collections which include lighting, fine art & décor, pillows & throws, furniture, rare textiles, accessories and antiques. By engaging directly with artists to create an exclusive body of work, kanju illuminates a contemporary African vernacular; one that is steeped in the inherent beauty derived from unique local materials, innovative applications of long form handcraft, and preserved artistic traditions leveraged to speak to Africa’s cultural and artistic identities in a competitive cosmopolitan global landscape. Working in more than 17 countries and counting, kanju’s collections represent the most unique and pioneering works on the continent, bringing together heritage craft techniques and fresh ideas in works that sing with clarity of intention and conjure the vision of each maker. kanju provides velvet rope access for clients to enjoy spectacular African artworks in their own elegant, eclectic and uniquely personal spaces around the world.

Collection

Tikar

Color

Black, Black and Copper, Black and Silver, Cobalt, Emerald, Gold, Graphite, Lemon, Lime Green, Orange, Pink, Platinum, Red, Sky Blue, White, White and Gold

Style

Solid Color, Two Tone Striped

Lead Time

2-4 months

Material

Clay, Glass seed beads

Product Type

Decor

This mounted Tikar Beaded Bangle is made by the Tikar of Cameroon, a group that is part of the Bantu Cameroon-Bamileke people in southern Africa. Originally made as a piece of jewelry to be worn, most Tikar Beaded Bangles today are made as decorative pieces for display, as their vibrant glass beads in a simple circle form create a striking visual impact. To create each bangle, a solid ring of clay is fired and then overlaid with individually placed strands of glass seed beads. Style your Tikar Clay Beaded Bangle atop a stack of coffee table books or nestled into a group of picture frames. A standalone piece, these bangles are lovely gift items available in a variety of colors. Includes iron display stand.

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