Usually worn in multiples, cast gold rings “mpƐtea” have featured prominently in Akan (Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire) chiefly regalia since the 16th century. The rings display wealth and amplify chiefly gestures. The spoke motif represents an insect cocoon alluding to the proverb “it is a puzzle to know how the caterpillar entered its cocoon, did it build it before entering it or did it build it around itself?” This proverb refers to the great power of the chief, the deeper meaning to the proverb being “appearances can be deceiving.
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Material: digital gold.
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About the brand:
Origho immortalises and re-interpretes heritage and culture, fusing rich traditional craftsmanship with modern technologies to create forms that empower, educate, and inspire social change. This collection is inspired by the intricately crafted gold and bronze regalia of revered African tribes including Ashanti, Akan and Asante of Ghana, Baule of Côte d’Ivoire, and Benin of Nigeria.
The collection uses a multicultural approach by fusing ancient African craftsmanship with modern western and European silhouettes to create unique works of art that educate on history and heritage.