Over $92.1 million sent to artisans so far!
Ebony dangle earrings, 'Akofena Adinkra' - Handmade Ebony Wood Adinkra Dangle Earrings from Ghana Curate

Product ID: 314632

Handmade Ebony Wood Adinkra Dangle Earrings from Ghana, "Akofena Adinkra"

This fascinating pair of earrings comes from the creative mind of designer Ali... more

Coming Back!

This item is available for backorder and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Read more

Pre-Order Now!

This item is available for pre-order and will ship within 2 to 8 weeks. Read more

Details

This fascinating pair of earrings comes from the creative mind of designer Ali Mohammed. Hand carved from ebony wood, each earring features an Adinkra symbol called Akofena, which is an Akan word for a royal ceremonial sword or "sword of war". The Akofena symbolizes bravery and valor. Adinkra symbols are believed to have their origin in an ancient kingdom that once stood where Ivory Coast is today in West Africa. The eye-catching design hangs from brass hooks.

  • 3 grams
  • 0.11 oz
  • 4 cm L x 4 cm W
  • 1.6" L x 1.6" W

  • Ebony wood, brass hooks
  • Avoid contact with water
  • Hook earrings
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Ali financially supports the education of two of his own children and two others in primary school.

Ali Mohammed has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $2000.

Starting off with very humble earnings, Ali has worked hard to grow his workshop and better his livelihood and that of his family.

Ali currently supports four children who are all under the age of ten.

Product Reviews By Customers
1 review
(1)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)

Ambassador

28 Artisans Impacted

4 Helpful Votes (verified_buyer)

10/13/2018

Verified Buyer

Share

"Interesting earrings "

Item is as shown. They?re very lightweight and comfortable.

Was This Review Helpful?

Yes(0) No(0)

2 Testimonials for Ali Mohammed

Barbara

Dear Ali, Thank tou very much for this beautiful mask. I love it. It is exactly what I expected.

Clare

Dear Ali Your 'Obaapa' masks arrived today. They are impressive! I am so pleased. You are a very creative and talented artist and your hard work and efforts are very much appreciated. Brightest blessings Clare UK
 
BACK TO TOP