16 to 18 Inch Necklaces from West Africa(98 items)
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This necklace has received many compliments from the very first time Ive worn it. Its comfortable and unique.
Just what I wanted
I tend to wear a lot of black. However, I like to add an accessory that is beautifully unusual and colorful. This necklace is perfect for me.
Lightweight to wear,Lightweight to wear
Craftsmanship is beautiful, I only wish the cord could be lengthened so I could get it over my head without mussing my hair.,Craftsmanship is beautiful, I only wish the cord could be lengthened so I could get it over my head without mussing my hair.
Ali Mohammed Hand-carved wood masks and jewelry
"I was good at learning through watching my brother when he was carving, and then I would try my hand and I would ask for assistance when needed."
Popular 16 to 18 Inch Necklaces from West Africa
Adjustable Sese Wood Pendant Necklace from Ghana, "African Whale"$23.99
Signifying whales, a traditional African symbol is hand-carved of sese wood, centering a length of black cord. Ghanaian artisan Robert Aidoo-Taylor creates this necklace, flanking the pendant with petite wood beads. He paints the pendant in colors of blue, red, and black, naming it meaning "whale" in the Akan langugage.
Ebony and ceramic pendant necklace, "All Things New"$44.99
Carved by hand, a pendant of ebony wood reveals abstract motifs. It centers a beaded necklace of ceramic, sese wood and batik on bone. The colorful disks are recycled plastic. The Ghanaian designer names this design which means "Naming Ceremony" in the Mossi language of Northern Ghana. "Celebrate the birth of all things new with this beautiful necklace," he says.
Recycled paper pendant necklace, "Cross My Rainbow Heart"
Recycling paper from various printed materials, Ghanaian designer Akwele Suma creates this trendy necklace. She crafts the necklace by hand with a silk and cotton blend thread, creating an admirable effect.
The artist uses the paper at hand so paper colors will vary, making each design a unique example of handcrafted art. These beads receive a protective coat of clear nail polish.
Rainbow Pointed Howlite and Sese Wood Beaded Necklace, "Rainbow Triangles"$44.99
Rita Addo Zakour takes inspiration from a bright rainbow when designing this stunning necklace. Multi-colored howlite triangles are paired with sese wood beads to create a bold statement. Pointed edges form a truly unique look that is ideal for a casual ensemble.