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Ebony dangle earrings, 'Akofena Adinkra' - Handmade Ebony Wood Adinkra Dangle Earrings from Ghana Curate

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Akofena Adinkra Handmade Ebony Wood Adinkra Dangle Earrings from Ghana

This fascinating pair of earrings comes from the creative mind of designer Ali... more

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This fascinating pair of earrings comes from the creative mind of designer Ali Mohammed. Hand carved from ebony wood, each earring features an Adinkra symbol called Akofena, which is an Akan word for a royal ceremonial sword or "sword of war". The Akofena symbolizes bravery and valor. Adinkra symbols are believed to have their origin in an ancient kingdom that once stood where Ivory Coast is today in West Africa. The eye-catching design hangs from brass hooks.

  • 3 grams
  • 0.11 oz
  • 4 cm L x 4 cm W
  • 1.6" L x 1.6" W

  • Ebony wood, brass hooks
  • Avoid contact with water
  • Hook earrings
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa

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Ali Mohammed

Meet the Artist
Ali Mohammed

Hand-carved wood masks and jewelry

West Africa
2 artist reviews

2 Testimonials for Ali Mohammed

Barbara

Dear Ali, Thank tou very much for this beautiful mask. I love it. It is exactly what I expected.

Clare

Dear Ali Your 'Obaapa' masks arrived today. They are impressive! I am so pleased. You are a very creative and talented artist and your hard work and efforts are very much appreciated. Brightest blessings Clare UK
 
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