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Soapstone beaded earrings, 'Ayeyi Nka Boafo' - Artisan Crafted Soapstone and Cat's Eye Beaded Earrings

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Artisan Crafted Soapstone and Cat's Eye Beaded Earrings, "Ayeyi Nka Boafo"

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From Ghana's Rachel Armah, these artisan crafted earrings exude African... more

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From Ghana's Rachel Armah, these artisan crafted earrings exude African elegance. Natural soapstone squares are flanked by dazzling cat's eye beads enhanced to an intense green hue. Armah calls this design "Ayeyi Nka Boafo," an Akan phrase meaning "praises to the helper." Adorned with bauxite beads, the earrings are worn on brass hooks.

  • 17 grams
  • 0.60 oz
  • 5.5 cm L x 1.8 cm W
  • 2.2" L x 0.7" W

  • Soapstone, enhanced cat's eye and bauxite with brass hooks
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Hook earrings
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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30

Jeldean

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12/17/2019

"These are cherished earrings!"

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Looks exactly like the photo. Im loving the stones and the color.

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Ayeyi Nka Boafo, Artisan Crafted Soapstone and Cat's Eye Beaded Earrings

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Carol

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08/26/2021

"Love these earrings"

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I have several pairs of earrings that are made with Cats eye beads. I love them all. I didnt think I would like these earrings as well as my others but the green color is perfect. It doesnt have a yellow tone to it. It is real green to me. The length and weight is just right for me.

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Seachelle

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03/14/2021

"A bit of BoHo"

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Love the natural feel of these! The go with all my casual wear, both jeans & dresses. I got them too because of the brass hoops - a nice change from my usual silver.

Purchased Item:

Thanks for Helping, African Handcrafted Natural Soapstone Earrings

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Ardyth

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09/05/2020

"Stones are beautiful!"

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I love these stones, but I have to confess that they are heavier than I can comfortably wear. Im so sad about that. Ive been thinking of putting them on a gold chain as a necklace because the stones are so very pretty.

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Suzanne

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07/23/2020

"Lovely"

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These are very well-made airings and I love the natural stone colors

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Purchased Item:

Anidaso, Soapstone beaded earrings

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Patricia

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07/15/2020

"Unique , very artistic"

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I love the combination of colors and shapes. I have lots of earrings but none like these which get many compliments for their uniqueness. The craftsmanship is excellent.

Best Uses

  • great with contemporary outfits

Purchased Item:

Oboafo Ye Na, Purple Agate and Soapstone Beaded Earrings from Ghana

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Rachel Armah has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $100 and the most recent for $150. Proceeds were used to stock up on beads and stones for her jewelry.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

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