Africa | Asante Ceremonial jewellery. This image appears in the Worldwide History of Beads publication together with the following comment ' A young Ashante court dancer performs the Adowa, a traditional dance, for the royal assembly. She is adorned with gold belonging to the royal treasury, including bracelets made with hollow cast gold beads and old glass beads, some of which are valued more than gold. Kumasi, Ghana. 1995.'