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T'boli Brass Bangles

Regular price
₱250.00 PHP
Regular price
Sale price
₱250.00 PHP
Accessorize with these classic bangles handcrafted by the T'boli indigenous tribe. Brass casting, or kem tau temwel as they call it, is a tradition passed from one generation to the next, usually from parent to child. It involves an elaborate mix of traditional methods, natural and found materials, and the mastery of the temwel (brass caster) resulting in truly unique handmade pieces.

Lake Sebu, South Cotabato

Product Details

  • Material: Brass
  • Diameter: 2.5 inches
  • Product weight: 30-45 grams
  • Priced per piece.

Care Instructions
Mix lemon water or vinegar with baking soda. Dip a cloth into the mixture and use this to clean the brass piece. Rinse with water and wipe dry after. 

As each piece is handmade, slight inconsistencies and imperfections may exist.