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Handmade Leather and Horn Pendant Necklace from Africa, "Alamis"

Suspended from plum leather cords, a pendant carved from bull horn and painted... more

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Suspended from plum leather cords, a pendant carved from bull horn and painted by hand centers a necklace of rich Ghanaian elegance. "I call this design Alamis, the Mamprusi name usually given to girls born on a Thursday," says Ila Suleyman. From northern Ghana, the Mamprusi people are predominantly rice and cattle farmers who use cow hide to create various items including jewelry and accessories. This hand crafted necklace fastens with a recycled plastic toggle.

Hand-painted patterns may vary slightly.

  • 29 grams
  • 1.02 oz
  • Necklace: 46 cm L x 1.5 cm W
  • Necklace: 18" L x 0.6" W
  • Pendant: 6 cm L x 10 cm W
  • Pendant: 2.4" L x 3.9" W

  • Leather, bull horn and recycled plastic
  • Toggle clasp
  • 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
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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.

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6 Testimonials for Ila Suleyman

Mishell

Thank you Ila for creating this beautiful and unique necklace. I love the colours and the textures of this amazing piece.
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Caroline

Kew Gardens, NY USA

I purchased the taoure necklace and the design is lovely.
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Serena

Redondo Beach, CA, USA

Loved the necklace!
 
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