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Green Recycled Plastic and Wood Artisan Crafted Necklace, "Green Taoware"

Ila Suleyman designs a necklace that dazzles with African elegance. He names his... more

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Ila Suleyman designs a necklace that dazzles with African elegance. He names his creation Taowre, which in the Mamprusi language means "forward movement." The Ghanaian artisan crafts the beaded necklace by hand with sese wood beads as well as fresh green beads and discs of recycled plastic origin.

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.

  • 25 grams
  • 0.88 oz
  • Necklace: 49 cm L x 1.5 cm W
  • Necklace: 19.25" L x 0.6" W
  • Pendant: 11 cm L x 14 cm W
  • Pendant: 4.3" L x 5.5" W

  • Sese wood, recycled plastic, nylon cord, brass clasp
  • S-hook or hook clasp
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Promotes recycling and reduces waste
  • 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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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.

This Product is awarded the Earth Friendly badge because it uses recycled or sustainable materials or techniques.

Product Reviews By Customers

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!