Handcrafted Recycled Glass Beaded Necklace from Ghana, "African Paradise"
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Shades of goldenrod, green, black, and white create a dramatic array of color in this beaded necklace from Ghana. Artisan Kwaku Ofosuhene Apenteng crafts the necklace by hand using recycled glass beads.
Kwaku Ofosuhene Apenteng has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $1000. Proceeds were used to invest in a bulk purchase of raw materials for his masks and carvings.
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.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.