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African Wood Nyami-Nyami Pendants
Size: 5 cm
The African Nyami Nyami is a mystical creature that is said to be living in the Zambezi river of Zimbabwe and the local people of Zimbabwe have high respect for the mystical creature. The Nyami Nyami has the ability to take the lives of the people that live along it's river banks and many stories have been told about the lives that have been lost in the river for lack of respect to the creature.
Said to be half snake and half crocodile, these pendants are worn around the neck as respect to Nyami Nyami river God. The pendants are handcrafted out of soapstone, wood, horn and bone and a leather strap can be attached to hang around the neck.