Okechukwu - Life before capture
I even miss my metal work. I imagine my father showing me how to handle the brass, folding and heating it. The only metal I know now is around my wrists and ankles.
Read about life before capture for Kwame, Oyeladun and Kofi.
Manillas are horseshoe-shaped bracelets of brass or copper which were used as a form of currency, particular in the Niger delta. They were manufactured in Europe and often used as a source for metal work in Africa.
Brass was used to make many items including necklaces, bracelets, plaques, swords, scales and weights.