Adinkra Nkyinkyim Sese Wood Pendant Necklace from Ghana, "Beautiful Nkyinkyim"
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Hand-carved of sese wood, the zigzagging shape of the adinkra symbol Nkyinkyim, signifying initiative, forms the pendant of this necklace from Ghana. Ali Mohammed designs the adjustable necklace, flanking the pendant with beads of recycled plastic.
- 8 grams
- 0.28 oz
- Necklace: 40 cm min L - x 76 cm max L x 1 cm W
- Necklace: 15.75" min L - x 30" max L x 0.4" W
- Pendant: 4.2 cm L x 2.5 cm W
- Pendant: 1.7" L x 1" W
Ali financially supports the education of two of his own children and two others in primary school.
Ali Mohammed has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $2000.
Starting off with very humble earnings, Ali has worked hard to grow his workshop and better his livelihood and that of his family.
Ali currently supports four children who are all under the age of ten.
This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.