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Long beaded necklace, 'Ahenfo Tumi' - African Beaded Long Necklace with Soapstone and Bauxite icon bankCurate

Product ID: 224786

African Beaded Long Necklace with Soapstone and Bauxite, "Ahenfo Tumi"

byRachel Armah: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (27)
A rich mix of earthy hues make this long beaded necklace intriguing. Artisan... more

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A rich mix of earthy hues make this long beaded necklace intriguing. Artisan Rachel Armah of Ghana crafts the necklace by hand from variegated soapstone and bauxite beads, and adds a smooth round pendant of bull horn. She names it ahenfo tumi, which means "king's authority" in the Akan dialect. The necklace can be worn as a single long strand or doubled up as desired.

  • 0.34 kgs
  • 0.8 lbs
  • 105 cm L x 2 cm W
  • 41" L x 0.8" W
  • Pendant(s): 3.5 cm L x 3 cm W
  • Pendant(s): 1.4" L x 1.2" W

  • Soapstone, bauxite, bull horn
  • Natural stone -- color and variegation will vary
  • 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

27

Verified Reviewer

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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Natural beauty

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Verified Reviewer

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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Verified Reviewer

03/18/2020

"Great earring"

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Large but balanced, very nice!

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Verified Reviewer

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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Verified Reviewer

12/26/2019

"Beautiful....and Memorable!"

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This was a gift for my wife, who some years earlier had spent a year in Ghana. She always spoke fondly of her experiences there, meeting people and getting to know the culture. My hope was that this gift would help revive those memories at Christmastime. Success! She loves it, and so do I! Thank you, Rachel!

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Purchased Item:

Obaahema, Authentic African Kente Scarf from Ghana (8 Inch Width)

Verified Reviewer

12/17/2019

"These are cherished earrings!"

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Looks exactly like the photo. Im loving the stones and the color.

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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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