Our Idia set, named after Queeen Idia ,mother of Esigie, the Oba of Benin (in present day Nigeria) who ruled from 1504 to 1550, celebrates the richness of the Edo-Benin people and its culture.
This set includes a necklace features a pendant which is a figure wearing a gele (which means head-tie or headwrap in Yoruba) synonymous with various African peoples, and a simple woven gold chain as well as earrings with same figure wearing a gele in gold.
This set is a bestseller and we can see why as it is a tasteful homage to the contemporary love and popularity of headwraps within the African Diaspora around the world. It is an ideal gift for lovers of Afrocentric jewellery. It is timeless staple in any diasporic babe's collection.
Material: pendant and earrings: gold plated on copper alloy
chain: tarnish resistant stainless steel plated in 18ct gold
Dimensions: necklace: pendant : 4cm in length and chain: 50cm