1998, (23,5 x 29,7), 176 pp. French text, 153 ills. (114 in colour) hardcover.
BOOKSALE 2018: 59,50 NOW € 25,00 Gold has an immense importance for the craft of smithing in Africa. Worn as marks of honour or on festive occasions, these amulets, weapons, crowns and adornments are deeply entangled with the tradition of african tribes. An accessible text, accompanied by numerous large-scale illustrations this book presents an extensive introduction in history, production, origin and the symbolic meaning of these items.