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Ebony wood pendant necklace, 'Zacksongo in Plum' - Ebony Wood Pendant Necklace with Plum Leather Cord Curate

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Ebony Wood Pendant Necklace with Plum Leather Cord, "Zacksongo in Plum"

Ebony wood comes through in all its glory as the centerpiece of this pendant... more

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Ebony wood comes through in all its glory as the centerpiece of this pendant necklace from Ghanaian Ila Suleyman. A thin brass inlay design embellishes the teardrop-shaped wood's dark backdrop. The necklace is crafted from two sets of seven strands of violet leather, knotted together at the base to secure the strands to the pendant, closing with a button clasp in the back. The name Zacksongo comes from the Mamprusi word meaning "good home."

  • 30 grams
  • 1.06 oz
  • Necklace: 46 cm L x 2.5 cm W
  • Necklace: 18" L x 1" W
  • Pendant: 9 cm L x 5 cm W
  • Pendant: 3.5" L x 2" W

  • Ebony wood, leather, recycled plastic, brass
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif 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.

Product Reviews By Customers
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"Very nice palette"

The colors and design harmonize so well. I plan to buy another from this region. The textures and small details make me admire it anew, each time I reach for it.

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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!