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Adinkra Sankofa Bird Wood Pendant Necklace from Ghana, "Adinkra Sankofa"

One of the most recognized Adinkra symbols, the sankofa bird centers this... more

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One of the most recognized Adinkra symbols, the sankofa bird centers this necklace by Ali Mohammed. Turning its head upon its body, the image symbolizes learning from the past as well as returning to one's roots. The hand-carved sese wood pendant is surrounded by bamboo and wood beads and is worn on a black cord necklace of adjustable length.

  • 10 grams
  • 0.35 oz
  • 40 cm min L - x 80 cm max L
  • 15.75" min L - x 31.5" max L
  • 5 mm W
  • 5 mm W
  • Pendant(s): 7 cm L x 6 cm W
  • Pendant(s): 2.8" L x 2.4" W

  • Sese wood, bamboo beads, nylon cord
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Sliding knot
  • Length is adjustable
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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Emily

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09/07/2020

"Wonderfully Carved Pendant"

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This is a distinctive, unusual necklace that I hang as a piece of art when Im not wearing it. Pricing is very reasonable for something that can upgrade both your wardrobe and your home!

Best Uses

  • Necklace; Wall Art

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Adinkra Sankofa, Adinkra Sankofa Bird Wood Pendant Necklace from Ghana

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Evie

From Harrisburg, Pa. USA

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05/13/2022

"LOVE THESE!"

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These were my Mothers Day gift and I love them. Very sentimental.

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Fun

Best Uses

  • Very cute, almost any time

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Myself
  • Occasion: Mother's Day

Teree

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04/10/2022

"One of the favorites in my Santa collection."

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Beautifully hand crafted. Unique and such a find.

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Charlene

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02/28/2022

"Subtle honor"

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It was my honor to wear lovely handcrafted earrings. It is my pleasure to wear these with such a wonderful meaning and a nod to the African artisan who created this. Those in the know heartily compliment me on my choice...thats simply delightful...my heartfelt thanks.

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Erik

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02/14/2022

"Perfect gift for my wife"

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My wife absolutely loved this beautiful necklace! She is passionate about the environment so this was the perfect gift! The craftsmanship put into the necklace shows! I couldn t be more pleased!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Wife
  • Occasion: Valentine's Day

Darcy

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01/24/2022

"I wear these everyday"

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I love these earrings. They are beautiful and joyful and look great with almost everything! Thank you for them!

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