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Leather and horn torsade necklace, 'Sougri Green' - Horn and Bone Recycled Beads Necklace Fair Trade Jewelry Curate

Product ID: 272500

Horn and Bone Recycled Beads Necklace Fair Trade Jewelry, "Sougri Green"

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 expertly knotted within the green leather strands of this torsade necklace. It fastens with a black recycled plastic toggle.

From northern Ghana, the Mamprusi people are predominantly rice and cattle farmers who use cow hide and bones 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: 15 cm L x 3.5 cm W
  • Pendant: 6" L x 1.4" W

  • Leather, cow bone, bull horn and recycled plastic
  • Color(s) may vary slightly
  • Button clasp
  • 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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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Ila has several employees who help him in his workshop.

This artist is working with some sort of disability ranging from mental or physical and includes conditions such as being handicapped physically, or perhaps having a condition such as autism. This is also awarded to artists that employ other artists with disabilities.

This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Ila Suleyman has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $400.

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

Ila has a toddler named Ramatu that he supports.

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"Breathtaking "

It took almost a month to arrive but it was well worth the wait. I am overwhelmed with the beauty and color of this piece. It will be worn proudly for many years to come. This artist is a masterful creator and craftsman.

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  • This is definitely a conversation piece

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6 Testimonials for Ila Suleyman


Thank you Ila for creating this beautiful and unique necklace. I love the colours and the textures of this amazing piece.


Kew Gardens, NY USA

I purchased the taoure necklace and the design is lovely.


Redondo Beach, CA, USA

Loved the necklace!