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Handmade Ceramic Pendant Necklace, "African Goddess"

By Ila Suleyman, this colorful necklace is a triumph of African design. He names it Kolpoka, a river goddess of the Mamprusi kingdom. Ceramic mingles with beads of sese wood and batik on bone, while the colorful disks are recycled plastic. The... more

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By Ila Suleyman, this colorful necklace is a triumph of African design. He names it Kolpoka, a river goddess of the Mamprusi kingdom. Ceramic mingles with beads of sese wood and batik on bone, while the colorful disks are recycled plastic. The central pendant is carved from bone.

  • 96 grams
  • 0.2 lbs
  • Necklace: 56 cm L x 2.5 cm W
  • Necklace: 22" L x 1" W
  • Pendant(s): 5 cm L x 3 cm W
  • Pendant(s): 2" L x 1.2" W

  • Sese wood, terracotta, cow bone, recycled plastic, nylon thread, brass clasp
  • S-hook or hook clasp
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Ghanaicon info
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  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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Paula

From Gloucester, MA

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11/23/2019

"Stunning!"

I purchased this necklace as a gift. The recipient was blown away and loved everything about it. When she learned about where I made the purchase, she was even more pleased that her gift made a difference to someone. Stunningly beautiful!

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African Goddess, Handmade Ceramic Pendant Necklace

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Daiva

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11/06/2023

"Stunning"

This looks great with a simple black dress--everyone at this gala event commented on it! My favorite necklace!

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Tina

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07/13/2023

"Beautiful woke product"

Proudly wearing and praying for the designer and harvesters and all involved in making and selling and delivering this amazing item!

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Ghanaian Nooma, Ghanaian Red Leather and Bone Statement Cord Necklace

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Bozena

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07/10/2023

"Cheerful necklacce"

Necklace is well made and fun to wear. Very lightweight. Love it!

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Aurora

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06/16/2023

"extremely happy with"

This was a gift. The person is very happy with it Thank you :)

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Liane

From USA

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05/18/2023

"A Bold Statement Necklace"

I just love this beaded necklace. Its warm color tones coordinate well with many outfits. It is a striking piece that has inspired many compliments.

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