Women's Culture Accessories(71 items)
Welcome to NOVICA's Women's Culture Accessories Collection designed and crafted for you by talented artisans worldwide.
Featured Reviews on Women's Culture Accessories
BEAUTIFUL, ARTISAN MADE FAN
Dear Ali, I wanted to tell you and Novica customers how very pleased I am with this fan. It is so colorful and well made. I have a collection of Novica West African collectibles and I am displaying your fan as well. Thanks Novica for your excellent packaging.
A work of art!
The most luxurious shawl I have ever purchased - outstanding quality - beautifully presented - thank you for your wonderful gift of love through your garments.
Robert Aidoo-Taylor Wood carvings and jewelry
"I am a self-taught artist. I never took any classes or attended courses... I enjoy working alone, and my inspiration comes from nature."
“In 2009, I joined NOVICA. I am a jewelry artisan.
“A lot has changed since I joined this wonderful institution. I joined as a bracelet maker, but the kind of guidance I had from NOVICA helped me to widen my imagination. To a large extent, my finances... read more
Popular Women's Culture Accessories
Batik Silk Shawl with Kawung Motifs from Bali, "Java Sea"$59.99
Yuni Kristina conjures classic Javanese batik patterns in mesmerizing shades of black, gray, and green. Stamped by hand on a luxurious silk shawl, they include the or dagger, once exclusive to the courts of Surakarta and Jogyakarta. Formerly reserved for the sultan's use, flowers and the --an eight-pointed rosette set within a square, rhombus, or circle-- complement the parang.
Each motif is created by hand, as evidenced by the occasional pencil mark or slight color variations.
2 Multicolor Contoured 2-Layer African Cotton Print Masks, "Nsubura"$19.99
Bright colors bring optimism to this design by Alami Haruna. She selects vivid West African prints in cotton to create a pair of contoured face masks. Called they take their name from a word in the Akan language of Ghana, meaning "spring water." Both masks are washable and reusable, double-layered and feature elastic to loop over the ears.
Placement of colors and motifs will vary but the fabric will remain the same.
3 Reversible Block Print 2-Layer Pleated Cotton Face Masks, "Block Print Arts"$19.99
Warm colors and intricate motifs distinguish these beautiful face masks. Krishna and Sharda showcase India's handmade block printing technique, in use since the 12th century. One shows a pattern of swirling vines in dusty rose on black and is lined with red and pink zigzags on white. Another shows abstract patterns on red and orange stripes that reverse to checks in tangerine and mustard yellow. The third depicts white and green mango paisley on black; its other side shows circles in the same colors. The pleated trio is double layered with elastic ear loops. They can be washed and used again and again.
3 Block Print Blue & Rose 2-Layer Pleated Cotton Face Masks, "Block Print Beauty"$19.99
With these beautiful face masks, Krishna and Sharda showcase India's handmade block printing technique, in use since the 12th century. One shows a pattern of leafy vines in red and pink on white and is lined with blue and black paisley. Another shows abstract patterns in blue and turquoise in front and back while the third depicts waves on pink and rose; its reverse side shows blue triangles on navy. The pleated trio is double layered with elastic ear loops. They can be washed and used again and again.