Tuareg stone bracelet "eewuki" 01.08.1281
This upper-arm triangular stone bracelet, eewuki, from Niger is made of a soft stone, aluler, found in the Air mountains (Niger). Worn on the upper arm, the Tuareg believe in its powers as a protective amulet and to provide force to the arm. Stone, in general, is believed to possess protective powers and to bring luck. Once broken and reduced to powder they are used to heal wounds.