Esam Hassanyeh, Hamer Tribe, Lower Omo Valley, Ethiopia
Portrait of Shawki Ayke.
Hamer woman wear dried goat hides. They also decorate themselves with jewellery that include bracelets made of copper or the more expensive metal from diff springs of cars. This metal is becoming so expensive that younger Hamer woman cannot afford to buy many. These bracelets are seen as as sign of wealth.