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Recycled glass beaded necklace, 'Akan Akoma' - Handcrafted Eco Friendly African Beaded Necklace Curate

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Handcrafted Eco Friendly African Beaded Necklace, "Akan Akoma"

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
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
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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19 Testimonials for Rita Addo Zakour

Redhead at Heart

Kansas City, MO, USA

Rita Addo Zakour has a fine sense of style. an artistic eye and ecological integrity, using many recycled materials to create many of her designs. I Love the necklace and earrings I own!

happytobehere

minnesota/USA

Elizabeth

Ohio/USA

These are just the earrings to make a bold impression!
 
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