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.