Gold pectoral disc

Kwame - Life before capture

Like many others I was a goldsmith in our town, Kumasi, making jewellery and statues and other decorations. I learnt the skill from my father and he from his. We made many beautiful pieces - they made us wealthy. Our best customer was the Asantehene (although I did not agree with his taste!).

Read about life before capture for Okechukwu, Oyeladun and Kofi.