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Horn and Bone Pendants on Black Leather Necklace, "Sougri Black"

Meaning "patience" in the language of the Mamprusi people, the Sougri... more

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Meaning "patience" in the language of the Mamprusi people, the Sougri necklace is a fabulous new design by Ila Suleyman. The artisan-crafted necklace features a bone pendant as well as a sickle-shaped horn pendant expertly knotted within the black leather strands of this torsade necklace. It fastens with a black recycled plastic button.

From northern Ghana, the Mamprusi people are predominantly rice and cattle farmers who use cow hide and bone to create various items including jewelry and accessories.

  • 30 grams
  • 1.06 oz
  • Necklace: 49 cm L x 1.5 cm W
  • Necklace: 19.25" L x 0.6" W
  • Pendant(s): 15 cm L x 3.5 cm W
  • Pendant(s): 6" L x 1.4" W

  • Leather, cow bone, bull horn and recycled plastic
  • Button clasp
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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Joanne

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11/23/2021

"Chic Classy Necklace"

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I got this to match some bone and leather earrings by one of the local artists in my area. This necklace is big, and it is the perfect touch to a simple black outfit. Im not classy or chic, but it makes me look both classy and chic.

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chic sophisticated sustainable

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  • office wear
  • work wear
  • meeting clients

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Sougri Black, Horn and Bone Pendants on Black Leather Necklace

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Gail

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04/21/2022

"Very well made!"

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Will order another color! Lovely...

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Edicia

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03/20/2022

"My new favorite. Just ?? ?? ?? these."

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I purchased one for me and one for my husband. Color the color of mine but love the the two tone color of his. Lots of compliments when I wear either one.

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Tina

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03/09/2022

"Simply elegant!"

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Simple elegant design. Light yet strong.

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Borka

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03/08/2022

"Beautiful statement piece"

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Iti s very effective piece, love the color and all the layers. It definitely adds a pop of extravagance to the outfit.

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Siklafi, Handmade Red Leather Strand Statement Necklace from Ghana

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DARYL

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02/24/2022

"Culturally beautiful"

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Awesome understated statement piece , not flashy but the necklace emits a quiet strength, well made and suitable for everyday wear. Im well on my way to owning one every color. available

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