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Adinkra Sankofa Bird Wood Pendant Necklace from Ghana, "Adinkra Sankofa"

Product ID: 283446

by Ali Mohammed:

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One of the most recognized Adinkra symbols, the sankofa bird centers this necklace by Ali Mohammed. Turning its head upon its body, the image symbolizes learning from the past as well as returning to one's roots. The hand-carved sese wood pendant is surrounded by bamboo and wood beads and is worn on a black cord necklace of adjustable length.

  • 10 grams
  • 0.35 oz
  • 40 cm min L - x 80 cm max L
  • 15.75" min L - x 31.5" max L
  • 5 mm W
  • 5 mm W
  • Pendant(s): 7 cm L x 6 cm W
  • Pendant(s): 2.8" L x 2.4" W

  • Sese wood, bamboo beads, nylon cord
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Length is adjustable
  • Sliding knot
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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59

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09/07/2020

"Wonderfully Carved Pendant"

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This is a distinctive, unusual necklace that I hang as a piece of art when Im not wearing it. Pricing is very reasonable for something that can upgrade both your wardrobe and your home!

Best Uses

  • Necklace; Wall Art

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Adinkra Sankofa, Adinkra Sankofa Bird Wood Pendant Necklace from Ghana

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08/28/2020

"Just what I needed"

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Fits well and look great

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08/24/2020

"Love"

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I love this face mask! Beautifully crafted

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08/18/2020

"Really nice"

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Have them as a gift,she really like them

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05/25/2020

"Very Nice"

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This mask is very nice, not as vibrant as I had hoped, but I love it just the same!

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Obaapa, Good Woman African Mask Crafted by Hand

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Verified Reviewer

05/19/2020

"An adorable pair of earrings!"

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I love this pair of earrings! I wear them often, as they are neutral and go with many different outfits. They are lightweight and easy to wear.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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.

 
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