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Braided leather necklace, 'Mpusia' - Black and Brown Hand-Braided Leather Necklace from Ghana

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Black and Brown Hand-Braided Leather Necklace from Ghana, "Mpusia"

In hues of black and light brown, strips of leather are used to carefully... more

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In hues of black and light brown, strips of leather are used to carefully hand-braid this necklace. Ila Suleyman hancrafts this necklace, which features a wider section at the center that tapers the closer it gets to the button clasp. This necklace is named Mpusia, meaning "thank you" in northern Ghanaian.

  • 25 grams
  • 0.88 oz
  • 48 cm L x 2 cm W
  • 19" L x 0.8" W

  • Leather
  • Avoid contact with water
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Button clasp
  • 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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Pat

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06/23/2022

"Beautifully woven necklace"

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Really love this braided collar. It is so unique. The craftsmanship is top quality.

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Gail

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04/21/2022

"Very well made!"

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Will order another color! Lovely...

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Edicia

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03/20/2022

"My new favorite. Just ?? ?? ?? these."

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I purchased one for me and one for my husband. Color the color of mine but love the the two tone color of his. Lots of compliments when I wear either one.

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Tina

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03/09/2022

"Simply elegant!"

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Simple elegant design. Light yet strong.

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Borka

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03/08/2022

"Beautiful statement piece"

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Iti s very effective piece, love the color and all the layers. It definitely adds a pop of extravagance to the outfit.

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Siklafi, Handmade Red Leather Strand Statement Necklace from Ghana

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DARYL

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02/24/2022

"Culturally beautiful"

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Awesome understated statement piece , not flashy but the necklace emits a quiet strength, well made and suitable for everyday wear. Im well on my way to owning one every color. available

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