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Horn and leather necklace, 'Kibsa' - Leather and Horn Pendant Necklace

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Leather and Horn Pendant Necklace, "Kibsa"

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Ila Suleyman honors the customs of Ghana's Mamprusi people with the design of... more

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Ila Suleyman honors the customs of Ghana's Mamprusi people with the design of this necklace. Crafted by hand with dark brown leather cords, the necklace is centered by a pendant carved from bull horn. The necklace is a tribute to Kibsa, a day of personal sacrifice for the sake of fertility or rain, as needed. Fastens with a recycled plastic toggle.

  • 27 grams
  • 0.95 oz
  • Necklace: 46 cm L x 1.5 cm W
  • Necklace: 18" L x 0.6" W
  • Pendant(s): 6 cm L x 9 cm W
  • Pendant(s): 2.4" L x 3.5" W

  • Leather, bull horn and recycled plastic
  • Toggle 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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55

Carol

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08/23/2021

"Its perfect!"

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This necklace by Ila Suleyman is dramatic in its simplicity. I love its colors and textures, and I love its asymmetry. Its perfect, and even prettier in person than online.

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bold statement fashion drama. natural textures

Purchased Item:

Tuumsongo, Boomerang Horn Pendant Orange Leather Cord Necklace

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Myself
  • Occasion: Mother's Day

Carrie

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08/01/2021

"nice neckace but the color I recieved is a bright coral orange, not fuchia pink"

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Would still like one in pink! This is the second of thse neclaces i have purchased, they are well made , bright and cheer-y

Best Uses

  • everyday ware

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Denise

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07/06/2021

"The perfect gift"

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I bought this necklace for a friend and she was thrilled with it, as was I. Its a beautiful design and makes a bold statement. The craftsmanship is superb.

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

Joyce

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06/30/2021

"Ethnic Modern Simplicity"

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Paglayiri, beaded dangle earrings coordinate with Ohemaa necklace made by Cynthia Danquah and also necklace, African Wisdom, by IIa Suleyman. Paglayiri earrings are African inspired with a modern simplicity that will compliment, not overpower, other ethic jewelry. Excellent quality and value. Happy with purchase.

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Joyce

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06/30/2021

"Eye-Catching"

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Sourgri Paprika, leather and horn torsade necklace is as pictured. Hangs around the neck with a good, attractive fit. Well made. Happy with purchase.

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Joyce

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06/30/2021

"Beautiful"

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African Wisdom, agate and wood pendant necklace is more striking and beautiful than the photo. Good fit, hangs perfectly. Well made. Excellent quality and value. Happy with purchase.

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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.

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Ila has a toddler named Ramatu that he supports.

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