The Famous Igun Street: Benin Bronze Casters

A long time ago in the ancient Benin kingdom, a skill classification system existed whereby different families and their kinsmen had a craft specialty, a group of bronze casters choose to set a base in a street in Benin called ‘ Igun Eronmwon’ meaning ‘the home of bronze art’ from whence the name ‘Igun’ originated.  Continue reading “The Famous Igun Street: Benin Bronze Casters”