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Handcrafted Eco Friendly African Beaded Necklace, "Akan Akoma"

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Frosty globes and stars mingle with sleek black spheres. Transforming discarded... more

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Frosty globes and stars mingle with sleek black spheres. Transforming discarded materials into fashion, Rita Addo Zakour combines beads made from recycling glass and plastic drinking bottles in a beautiful necklace with contrasting textures. She names this design Akoma, which means "love" in the Akan language.

  • 80 grams
  • 0.2 lbs
  • 58 cm L x 1.2 cm W
  • 22.75" L x 0.5" W

  • Recycled glass, recycled plastic, brass clasp
  • S-hook or hook clasp
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Promotes recycling and reduces waste
  • 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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Total reviews

213

Verified Reviewer

04/12/2021

"A Fun Pop of Color & Whimsy"

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These earrings are adorable. I love them! They are so colorful and bright. They bring a splash of color to any outfit I pair them with. The craftmanship is lovely. This was a great purchase. I recommend this product & the talented artist!

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Fun. Light weight. Whimsical. Unique. Playful.

Best Uses

  • To add a pop of color to any outfit, add color to an otherwise gray day - it's a mood elevator

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Verified Reviewer

04/02/2021

"This is a real thing of beauty."

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This piece looks better up close and personal, than it does in the picture.

Best Uses

  • This piece sits on my audio stand

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Verified Reviewer

04/02/2021

"This symbolizes my family heritage."

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This is something I ll pass on to my grandchildren. The paternal line in my family traces back to the Akan people of Ghana. The mask is perfect!

Best Uses

  • It hangs on my wall

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Verified Reviewer

03/27/2021

"African Mask"

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Perfect gift for my sons place, he was pleased to display it.

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Verified Reviewer

03/20/2021

"Love it"

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Quality piece with wonderful detail

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Verified Reviewer

03/18/2021

"Beautiful"

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I purchased three amazing masks for an art wall and this is one of the amzing masks that I chose. I was so impressed when I received it - true to the on-line pictures and perfect for what I had envisioned!!! Thank you Novica and the wonderful artists who helped create this work of art!

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Rita has three children. Two of them are currently in the university and one studies in a vocational school.

Rita Addo Zakour has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $2050. Proceeds were used to purchase raw materials such as wood and paints.

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

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

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.

This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.

 
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