Black Necklaces from West Africa(57 items)
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By Jane C.
Perfect for the Hippo Lover!
Anna Yawson has carved a magnificent hippo! The necklace is adjustable and will make the perfect and unique gift for my daughter, who collects hippos. It is definitely one of a kind and she has nothing like it. She will be thrilled with Annas wonderful craftsmanship!
The simplicity of this necklace excentuates it's beauty. The variety of colors allow it to be worn with so many different outfits. It's become a treasured piece in no time.
Ila Suleyman Leather and beaded jewelry
"My forefathers were predominantly millet and cattle farmers, and they would use the leather of the animals for accessories such as talismans, bangles and necklaces for personal use."
Popular Black Necklaces from West Africa
Black Hand-Braided Leather Necklace from Ghana, "Mpusia in Black"$37.99
In hues of black and light brown, strips of leather are used to carefully hand-braid this bracelet. Ila Suleyman hancrafts this bracelet, which features a wider section at the center that tapers the closer it gets to the button clasp. This necklace is named meaning "thank you" in northern Ghanaian.
Diamond-Shaped Horn Pendant Black Leather Cord Necklace, "Pamga"$44.99
The natural variations in color from milk white to dark grey of a diamond-shaped pendant of horn are showcased in this necklace. The pendant is secured to a bundle of black leather cords with a recycled button clasp. Ila Suleyman of Ghana designs and crafts this unique necklace and gives it the name a Mamprusi word meaning "strong."
Handmade Agate and Ebony Wood Necklace with Tortoise Pendant, "Tortoise"$44.99
Working with black and brown beads crafted from agate and bamboo, this stunning beaded necklace is the work of Anna Yawson. A tortoise pendant carved from ebony wood makes it a playful addition to any outfit. Because natural wood is used, the grain and color can vary slightly.
Black Ghanaian Necklace of Recycled Beads, "Midnight Ghanaian Thank You"$39.99
Eight scintillating strands of midnight black beads combine with white for a dramatic necklace. Ila Suleyman selects seed beads of recycled glass and disks of recycled plastic to make a statement for the ecology. He names his design which means "Thank You" in the language of Northern Ghana.