Collar de Ogbeyono, ií±afa.

Ifa High Priest necklace, from odu Ogbeyonu, acana wood, beads. Cuba, 2007.

Beads colors and patterns represent different Deities of Yoruban ancestry, worshiped in Cuban diaspora of Ifa religion. From Ile Ife in Nigeria to La Havana and Cuba.
Wood beads are carved with Ifa odduns, the african terrestrial astrology.

Personal collection of Afrocuban etnology, Yoruba section. 2007

About Manuel Congo

A renowned Palero, Babalawo, Ajarn and Hougan, Manuel Congo lives in rural Italy, where he spends most of his free time touring on his custom Harley Davidson. An avid ethnographer and noted expert on Italian witchcraft, Manuel has spent decades working for elite clients around the world, conducting investigations in locales as far-flung as Togo and Thailand. He enjoys rainy days, BBQ and blondes.

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