Copper Reliquary.Africa

In traditional African art, figures are frequently abstract, and the purpose went far deeper than commerce/trade. For example, following spiritual belief about death and the afterlife, reliquaries were used to protect the remains of important people. copper.jpg - 18682 Bytes

Our students create their own copper relief figures.
This piece by Brad won "Best of Class" at the
Alameda County Fair in 2000

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See other student's work in the
Student Gallery