Women's Kente Accessories(103 items)
Welcome to NOVICA's Women's Kente Accessories Collection designed and crafted for you by talented artisans worldwide.
Featured Review on Women's Kente Accessories
This is a wonderful Heirloom to pass along
This is a beautiful work of art. To wear it is inspiring. To see it up close is amazing. A wonderful gift and heirloom to be able to pass on to my Grandchildren of the rich culture and talent of Africa. May success and happiness follow this wonderful artist.
Rachel Armah Beaded jewelry
"I am a single mother of two daughters and due to the hardships I have faced as a single mother, I have done all I can to support my girls through petty trading and teaching."
Popular Women's Kente Accessories
Ghanaian African Kente Print Cotton 2-Layer Ear Loops Mask, "Kente Melange"$19.99
Jane Mbilla selects a colorful kente cloth print for this face mask. The pattern is known as Edwene asa, which means "all motifs are used up" in the Akan language. Each color has its own meaning in Asante culture. Green is fertility and new harvest, gold is royalty, black is strength, aging and spirituality, and white is purity. Lined in white, the cotton mask is double-layered, washable and reusable, with elastic to loop over the ears.
Placement of the motifs can vary but the fabric will be the same.
Ghanaian Multicolor Kente African Print Ear Loop Face Mask, "Bright Kente Heritage"$14.99
Ali Mohammed designs a spectacular face mask celebrating Ghana's legendary kente cloth. A colorful African print emulates the colors and designs of true kente in a handsome contoured mask. Lined in white, it is double-layered, washable and reusable, and has elastic loops to slip over the ears.
Placement of colors and motifs can vary slightly but the fabric is the same.
2 Colorful African Kente Print 2-Layer Contour Face Masks, "Edwene Asa"$19.99
A colorful cotton print depicts Ghana's traditional kente design. The phrase means "all motifs are used up" in the Akan language, indicating the number of different patterns combined in this one. Each color in kente cloth has its own meanings in Asante culture. Green is fertility and new harvest, gold is royalty, black is strength, aging and spirituality, and white is purity.
Justina Botwey uses the fabric to craft a pair of beautiful contoured face masks. Lined in solid white, both are double-layered, washable and reusable, with elastic loops to slip over the ears. "To me, the combination of colors in this kente design indicates that, despite our differences, we are still one people," the artisan affirms.
The position of individual prints and colors will vary but the fabric will remain the same.
Handmade Kente Scarf from Ghana Artisan (12 Inch Width), "Progress"$139.99
Originated by the Akan peoples of Ghana, colorful cloth is the best-known of all African textiles. cloth is woven in strips, which is how it came by its name ( means "basket" in the Ashanti dialect). Ghana's Rachel Armah creates this colorful cotton blend scarf in cheerful shades of purple, saffron, brown and aqua. cloth, each color has a symbolic meaning: black symbolizes maturation and intensified spiritual energy; blue signifies peacefulness, harmony and love; green symbolizes vegetation, planting, harvesting, growth, and spiritual renewal; gold represents royalty, wealth, high status, glory, and spiritual purity; grey is for healing and cleansing rituals; maroon signifies the color of mother earth, associated with healing; pink and purple are associated with the female essence and female aspects of life; red symbolizes political and spiritual moods, bloodshed, sacrificial rites and death; silver is associated with the moon and represents serenity, purity, and joy; white is for purification, sanctification rites and festive occasions; and yellow represents preciousness, royalty, wealth, fertility, and beauty.