African Beaded Figures: Namji Dolls
African Beaded Figures: Namji Dolls
African Beaded Figures: Namji Dolls
African Beaded Figures: Namji Dolls
African Beaded Figures: Namji Dolls
African Beaded Figures: Namji Dolls
African Beaded Figures: Namji Dolls
African Beaded Figures: Namji Dolls

African Beaded Figures: Namji Dolls

Regular price $145.00 Save $-145.00
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  • Handmade Namji figures are a colorful addition to any home!
  • These beautiful hand-carved figures have a rich history. 
  • Namji Dolls, also known as Dowayo Dolls are fertility dolls native to the Namji tribe of North Cameroon. Namji Dolls date as far back as 1940.
  • Namji Dolls are carved from African Rosewood, a  native legume tree. 
  • These dolls are prevalent within the upbringing of women. The Namji Doll helps prepare young women for their roles as a mother as they cherish them and take the dolls everywhere. As Adults, they are also kept as an acceptance of marriage proposals and for fertility, easing the struggles & warding off demons that could create difficulties in conception. 
  • Sold as a pair
  • 15" H, 4"W
  • Final Sale