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Handcrafted Agate and Wood 'African Wisdom' Necklace (Ghana)

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Item #: 14942359
    Engraved by hand, a terracotta medallion centers this necklace by Ila Suleyman. Named 'Barka' or 'Wisdom' in the Mamprusi language, the necklace is handcrafted with agate, sese wood beads, batik on bone, and disks of recycled plastic....more

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    This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.

    Engraved by hand, a terracotta medallion centers this necklace by Ila Suleyman. Named 'Barka' or 'Wisdom' in the Mamprusi language, the necklace is handcrafted with agate, sese wood beads, batik on bone, and disks of recycled plastic.

    Product Features:
    • Style: Pendant
    • Gemstone color: Orange
    • Two hand-strung round-cut agates each measures 20 mm
    • Materials: Cow bone, ceramic, sese wood, recycled plastic
    • Metal: Brass
    • Finish: Antiqued
    • Clasp: Hooks
    • Pendant: 30 mm wide x 51 mm long
    • Necklace: 20 mm wide x 19 inches long

    Story Behind the Art:
    'I'm Ila Suleyman from Ghana and I come from a family of artists, starting with my great-grandfather. My forefathers were predominantly millet and cattle farmers who used the leather of the animals they reared for clothing and accessories such as talismans, bangles and necklaces.'

    What is Worldstock?

    The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.

    Imported

    All weights and measurements are approximate and may vary slightly from the listed information. Treatment code E (agate). See Treatment Guide for further information.

    Please allow 10 business days for the product to leave our warehouse and to receive tracking information. You should expect to receive this item within 15 business days.
Dimensions:
Necklace: 20 mm wide x 19 inches long; Pendant: 30 mm wide x 51 mm long
Materials:
Terracotta, agate and cow bone
Model No:
200740
Brand: Novica

Features

  • Color
    Orange
  • Material
    Beads, Brass, Ceramic, Gemstone, Leather, Metal, Plastic, Stone, Wood
  • Metal
    Brass
  • Stone
    Gemstone
  • Length
    19 Inch
  • Gemstone
    Agate
  • Worldstock Country
    Ghana
  • Gemstone Color
    Orange
  • One of a Kind
    Yes
  • Necklace Type
    Pendant
  • Product Features
    Handmade
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