Handcrafted Bone and Recycled Bead Necklace, "Amaria"
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The Mamprusi people refer to a newlywed woman as Amaria, and in her honor Ila Suleyman designs a necklace of stunning elegance. He crafts the necklace by hand with cow bone pendants painted with classic batik techniques, flanked by terracotta beads and sese wood. They center a strand of beads recycled from different plastic sources. Closes with a brass clasp.
- 44 grams
- 1.55 oz
- Necklace: 55 cm L x 1 cm W
- Necklace: 21.75" L x 0.4" W
- Pendant: 2.5 cm L x 18 cm W
- Pendant: 1" L x 7" W
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.
"A quality item beautifully made"
Thank you dear Mr. Ila Suleyman for the love and passion you put into your work, making this beautiful necklace. It is of quality and has a very nice style. It will be cherished. We are sending you good wishes for your health and well being. The wrapping presentation was indeed an asset and an embellishment to receiving your work. Very nice indeed. All the best ! This item is highly recommended.
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