Wood Jewelry from West Africa(82 items)
Welcome to our Wood Jewelry from West Africa Collection, each piece crafted by NOVICA artisans who carry on ancestral traditions in contemporary designs.
Featured Reviews on Wood Jewelry from West Africa
What a knock out!
The colors are beautiful together. The necklace holds its shape well when you wear it. It is unusual and attractive.
Great birthday gift
Thank you Akwele! My daughter loved the necklace & the fact it was made of paper! It was very colorful which she also likes!
Akwele Suma Recycled paper and fashion jewelry, and original paintings
"One can never finish discovering what nature has to offer, so from a place of the spirit and with joy, gratitude, and delight I am going deeper with my work in order to share with the world."
In 1990 Akwele graduated from the Ghana... read more
Popular Wood Jewelry from West Africa
Beaded Pendant Necklace with Recycled Glass and Wood, "Eco Anonyam"$89.95
Centering this necklace, a pendant of recycled plastic resembles amber. Ghanaian artisan Tina Quaye designs and crafts this boho necklace, circling the wearer with beads of green recycled glass and brown sese wood. This necklace is named meaning "glory" in the Akan language.
Blue Braided Beaded Necklace Fair Trade Jewelry from Africa, "Sosongo in Blue"
Six beaded strands are interwoven in a braid to form the focal point of this necklace presented by Ghanaian Ila Suleyman. Each strand is threaded with blue recycled vinyl beads and the ends of the braided section are finished with sese wood beads and large agate stone beads that serve as spacers. The brass hook clasp matches the beads' warm tones. The name comes from the Mamprusi word meaning "good way."
Artisan Multicolor Bead Necklace with Wood Agate and Leather, "Multicolor Wend Panga"
Ghana's Ila Suleyman designs a necklace featuring five beaded strands threaded with recycled vinyl beads in a mix of pink, blue, brown, yellow, red, orange, black and green. The ends of the multi-strand section are finished with sese wood beads, agate stones, and leather strips serving as spacers. The brass hook clasp complements the beads' diverse colors. The name comes from the Mamprusi word meaning "strong will."