Pentagon-Shaped Horn Pendant Burnt Orange Leather Necklace, "Pelga"
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The natural variations in color from milk white to warm beige of a pentagon-shaped pendant of horn are showcased in this necklace. The pendant is secured to a bundle of burnt orange leather cords with a recycled button clasp. Ila Suleyman of Ghana designs and crafts this unique necklace and gives it the name Pelga, a Mamprusi word meaning "open heart."
- 68 grams
- 0.1 lbs
- Necklace: 48 cm L x 4 cm W
- Necklace: 19" L x 1.6" W
- Pendant: 8.5 cm L x 7 cm W
- Pendant: 3.3" L x 2.8" W
Ila has several employees who help him in his workshop.
This artist is working with some sort of disability ranging from mental or physical and includes conditions such as being handicapped physically, or perhaps having a condition such as autism. This is also awarded to artists that employ other artists with disabilities.
This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Ila Suleyman has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $400.
This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.
Ila has a toddler named Ramatu that he supports.