Tribal Mask Cow Bone Maasai Earrings 699-61
These beautiful earrings are handmade in Kenya out of cow bone. They are hand carved, polished and batiked with a tribal mask design. Its a tidious process to make these batik print earrings. First the dangle is handcarved from cow bone to the desired shape and size. Then the print is drawn, wax is applied to the parts that are not to get the dye. Its is then dipped in the dye and after its dried the wax is removed to result in a batik print like the one on these earrings.
Material: Cow bone, wire, Maasai bead
Size: Bone part is approximately 1 1/2" whole earring 2 1/2"