It has been ascertained that the gold with a platinum content used in Tutankhamen’s statue could have only come from either Ethiopia or South Africa. Indeed, the legendary King Solomon’s mines may have their origins in the Horn of Africa. The oldest traditional gold mine in the world is supposed to be in the Nejo area of Western Ethiopia. The Dorze people of the Omo Basin still carry out the ancient iron working industry by melting iron from iron ore.
Gift articles: When it comes to shopping for rare gift articles and genuine souvenirs from Ethiopia there are an amazing selection of religious icons, crosses, antique jewelry made from various metals, gold and silver jewelry, leather goods of all kinds and pure cotton textiles to choose from.