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African Leather and Bamboo Necklace with Footwear Pendant, "Ahenema"

byAli Mohammed: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (74)
The leather pendant of this whimsical necklace from West African artisan Ali... more

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The leather pendant of this whimsical necklace from West African artisan Ali Mohammed is a miniature representation of an ahenema, the thong-style footwear worn by royalty in the Akan culture, a symbol of elegance and class. The earthy brown and black pendant is flanked by sese wood beads and two cylindrical bamboo ornaments strung on a leather cord that closes with a toggle clasp.

  • 12 grams
  • 0.42 oz
  • 51 cm L x 1 cm W
  • 20" L x 0.4" W
  • 1 cm W
  • 0.4" W
  • Pendant length: 6.5 cm L x 3 cm W
  • Pendant length: 2.6" L x 1.2" W

  • Leather, bamboo, sese wood
  • Toggle clasp
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • 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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74

From New England

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04/17/2021

"A great addition to my Santa collection"

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Beautiful scupture.

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Verified Reviewer

03/10/2021

"Nice"

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Lovely earrings. Bigger than expected.

Best Uses

  • Evening wear

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02/12/2021

"Love the design, unique Santa!"

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Love this Santa dude, especially his little belly!

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Verified Reviewer

02/03/2021

"Santa"

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Beautiful work, would not hesitate buying from this Artist again.

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02/01/2021

"Bought this for my collection"

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Beautiful

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Verified Reviewer

01/29/2021

"Love the look"

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This can be bought from other venues but I love the size when I wear them.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Ali financially supports the education of two of his own children and two others in primary school.

Ali Mohammed has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $2000.

Starting off with very humble earnings, Ali has worked hard to grow his workshop and better his livelihood and that of his family.

Ali currently supports four children who are all under the age of ten.

 
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