"Among the finest gold ornaments of the Sahel are the Peul earrings worn in the Mopti, Jenne and Macina regions of Mali. gold bicone beads are often profusely adorned with granulation, a technique in which tiny granules of gold are attached to produce a rich, shimmering effect." [Garrard T., 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
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