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Ila Suleyman

Ila Suleyman

Leather and beaded jewelry in West Africa

"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."

"Assalamu Alaikum. Peace be unto you! I'm Ila Suleyman, of Bawku in Ghana and my parents are Rayende and Nabiga Suleyman. I was born into a family of artists who have carved and crafted wood and... read more

123 items by Ila Suleyman

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Gail

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04/21/2022

"Very well made!"

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Will order another color! Lovely...

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Edicia

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03/20/2022

"My new favorite. Just ?? ?? ?? these."

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I purchased one for me and one for my husband. Color the color of mine but love the the two tone color of his. Lots of compliments when I wear either one.

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Tina

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03/09/2022

"Simply elegant!"

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Simple elegant design. Light yet strong.

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Borka

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03/08/2022

"Beautiful statement piece"

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Iti s very effective piece, love the color and all the layers. It definitely adds a pop of extravagance to the outfit.

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Siklafi, Handmade Red Leather Strand Statement Necklace from Ghana

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DARYL

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02/24/2022

"Culturally beautiful"

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Awesome understated statement piece , not flashy but the necklace emits a quiet strength, well made and suitable for everyday wear. Im well on my way to owning one every color. available

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Deirdre

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01/30/2022

"Fantastic Statement Piece"

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Beautiful necklace, crafted with care. The coloring was even throughout the leather strands, and the bone piece made a nice focal point. Very pleased with this practical work of art!

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