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Purple Agate and Soapstone Beaded Earrings from Ghana, "Oboafo Ye Na"

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Glossy purple creates a striking contrast with natural soapstone in earrings... more

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Glossy purple creates a striking contrast with natural soapstone in earrings from Ghana's Rachel Armah. She crafts the earrings by hand with enhanced agate, and adds miniscule bauxite beads. Armah call this design "Oboafo Ye Na" an Akan phrase meaning "a good person is hard to find." The earrings are worn on brass hooks.

  • 29 grams
  • 1.02 oz
  • 6 cm L x 1.5 cm W
  • 2.4" L x 0.6" W

  • Enhanced agate, soapstone and bauxite on brass hooks
  • Hook earrings
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

28

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07/15/2020

"Unique , very artistic"

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I love the combination of colors and shapes. I have lots of earrings but none like these which get many compliments for their uniqueness. The craftsmanship is excellent.

Best Uses

  • great with contemporary outfits

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08/10/2019

"Beautiful but very heavy"

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Colors are beautiful! Stones are well cut. These earrings are larger than I expected, and are VERY heavy, earlobes are stretched and swing by their weight. I would like them better if they were smaller and not so heavy.

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09/05/2020

"Stones are beautiful!"

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I love these stones, but I have to confess that they are heavier than I can comfortably wear. Im so sad about that. Ive been thinking of putting them on a gold chain as a necklace because the stones are so very pretty.

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07/23/2020

"Lovely"

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These are very well-made airings and I love the natural stone colors

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Verified Reviewer

03/18/2020

"Great earring"

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Large but balanced, very nice!

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03/10/2020

"Lovely Earrings"

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These earrings can be seen when you wear them. The pink cats eye beads are beautiful . The picture doesnt really do them justice. These earrings are different than any others I have. If you want some pretty earrings that are unique then these are for you!

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Rachel Armah has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $100 and the most recent for $150. Proceeds were used to stock up on beads and stones for her jewelry.

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

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.

This artist supports children under the age of 18.

 
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