Green Coconut Shell and Wood Beaded Necklace from Ghana, "Vibrant Meadow"
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Ghanaian artisan Catherine Offei Kwapong creates a lively green beaded necklace out of a unique combination of materials. In the center of the necklace, the artisan alternates sese wood beads with clusters of freeform pieces of coconut shell, with a single large, round, brown ceramic bead etched with white lines in the middle. On both sides, round wood beads and coconut shell pieces alternate.
- 30 grams
- 1.06 oz
- 54 cm L x 3 cm W
- 21.25" L x 1.2" W
Catherine is an impactful member of her community and is constantly giving back. She supports mothers and children by covering their education fees so the children can empower themselves through further education and knowledge.
Catherine Offei Kwapong has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $400.
The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.