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Handmade Recycled Cardboard Pendant Necklace with Wood Beads, "Justice and Peace"

Inspired by the ideologies of people like Albert Einstein and Martin Luther King, Jr., Ghanaian artisan Akwele Suma hand-crafts a lovely beaded... more

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Inspired by the ideologies of people like Albert Einstein and Martin Luther King, Jr., Ghanaian artisan Akwele Suma hand-crafts a lovely beaded pendant necklace recreating nature, animals and humans living together in harmony as a symbol of justice and peace. A collection of lovely charms depicting people, trees, fish, elephants, birds, houses, the globe and a pendant of the scales of justice are handmade from recycled cardboard, detailed with ink, knotted onto a silk cord and topped with sese wood beads.

  • 20 grams
  • 0.71 oz
  • Necklace: 110 cm L x 4 cm W
  • Necklace: 43" L x 1.6" W
  • Pendant(s): 6 cm L x 5 cm W
  • Pendant(s): 2.4" L x 2" W

  • Recycled cardboard charms and pendant; sese wood beads; silk cord
  • 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 Ghanaicon info
  • Product ID: 424938
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Akwele Suma
Akwele Suma

West Africa

Recycled paper and fashion jewelry, and original paintings

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Terri

From Boca Raton, Florida

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Oct 08, 2022

A precious piece of jewelry”

I just received this necklace and the care and craftsmanship it took to make it is very evident. Thank you for this precious necklace.

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  • Any time wear
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Justice and Peace, Handmade Recycled Cardboard Pendant Necklace with Wood Beads

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Nancy

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Apr 13, 2023

Absolutely excellent”

The workmanship is the best, I cannot even see how its done. Thank you for using your talent.

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Donna

From New Jersey, USA

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Mar 17, 2023

Fun, fun, FUN!”

These jazzy earrings are just plain FUN! Perfect for jeans and a sweatshirt.

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Deb

From Michigan

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Mar 14, 2023

Fun, beachy earrings!”

Im enjoying these fun, beachy earrings which are not like anything youd find at the store! Amazing that these are made from paper. Very happy with them!

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Sarah Battaglia

From Scottsdale, AZ

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Dec 11, 2021

Lovely!”

Beautiful work.

Gift Occasion
  • This was a gift for: Mother
  • Occasion: birthday

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Richard

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Aug 24, 2021

the freedom”

nice

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Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Akwele is currently supporting the education of her own child and three others, from primary school all the way to the university level.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Akwele Suma has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $300. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of raw materials such as paper, glue, hooks, and clasps; and also to employ additional workers to assist her in production.

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Empowering Women

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

Akwele has one child that she cares for.

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