African Women's Multicolor Hand Woven Scarves(23 items)
Rachel Armah Beaded jewelry
"I am a single mother of two daughters and due to the hardships I have faced as a single mother, I have done all I can to support my girls through petty trading and teaching."
Popular African Women's Multicolor Hand Woven Scarves
Multicolor Stripe African Kente Cloth Scarf (4 Inch Width), "Progress"$49.99
Originated by the Akan peoples of Ghana, colorful cloth is the best-known of all African textiles. cloth is woven in strips, which is how it came by its name ( means "basket" in the Ashanti dialect). Ghana's Rachel Armah creates this colorful cotton blend scarf in cheerful shades of purple, saffron, brown and aqua. cloth, each color has a symbolic meaning: black symbolizes maturation and intensified spiritual energy; blue signifies peacefulness, harmony and love; green symbolizes vegetation, planting, harvesting, growth, and spiritual renewal; gold represents royalty, wealth, high status, glory, and spiritual purity; grey is for healing and cleansing rituals; maroon signifies the color of mother earth, associated with healing; pink and purple are associated with the female essence and female aspects of life; red symbolizes political and spiritual moods, bloodshed, sacrificial rites and death; silver is associated with the moon and represents serenity, purity, and joy; white is for purification, sanctification rites and festive occasions; and yellow represents preciousness, royalty, wealth, fertility, and beauty.
Ghanaian 3-Strip Kente Cloth Scarf in Turquoise and Yellow, "Artisan Hands"$99.99
Woven by hand, three strips of traditional West African kente cloth become a colorful scarf. Deborah Osei Boakye continues her grandfather's craft with this extraordinary design. Each strip of kente cloth requires considerable effort, and the looms are worked with both hands and feet. Each color has its own meanings in Ashanti culture, and the patterns themselves are carefully chosen symbols, which a master weaver develops and names. This design is named meaning "fingers" in the Akan language. Its motifs suggest interlocking fingers from both hands.
Hand Loomed Multicolored Kente Cloth Scarf (5 Inch Width), "Sika Gua"$54.99
This hand-woven kente cloth scarf is presented by Ghana's Madam Adwoa and Onyame Akwan Dooso. The cotton and rayon blend fabric is crafted on a traditional loom in shades of saffron, crimson, white, orange, green and black. The or "golden stool" motif signifies a kente cloth woven especially for kings and queens for use at special occasions. The stool or throne symbolizes the richness and beauty of the Ashanti kingdom.
Vibrant One Cotton Blend Kente Scarf from Ghana, "Fathia Elegance"$49.99
Named Fathia, an Egyptian name for a woman, this wrap scarf displays the vibrant geometric motifs characteristic of traditional kente cloth. Ghanaian artisan Rachel Armah designs this scarf, which is diligently woven by hand from a rayon and cotton blend to create a single strip of kente fabric.