The Katanga tribe from the Southeast Congo (formerly Zaire) made these cast copper crosses as a form of currency. For centuries these crosses served as indications of wealth and were used for dowry payments and trade as well as funerary rites. Once a single cross would buy around six chickens in the Congo, today they are collectable conversation pieces.

Antique Forged Copper
Steel Stand, No Finish
Individually Unique
Stand heights made to order

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Typical lead-time is 2 weeks. Rush lead-times are available with a 15% upcharge to the order. Custom stand heights are available upon request.