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This is a ceremonial ornament made from serape iron and goatskin from a blacksmith of Chesegon. Used by girls who out of their seclusion. They move with this ornaments as a bell that chases away any evil thing that may come their way. Each circumcised girl had their own.

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  • Title: Ceremonial Ornaments
  • Location: Kenya
  • Type: Ceremonial Ornaments
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya
  • Medium: Iron, Leather
  • Photographer: Gibsphotography
  • Local Name: Karina-Kachesom
  • Community: Endo
  • Collection Date: 1978-04-03
  • Collected By: S.Somjee and J.Kasagam

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