Hand Loomed Multicolored Kente Cloth Scarf (5 Inch Width), "Sika Gua"
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This hand-woven kente cloth scarf is presented by Ghana's Madam Adwoa and Onyame Akwan Dooso. The cotton and rayon blend fabric is crafted on a traditional loom in shades of saffron, crimson, white, orange, green and black. The sika gua or "golden stool" motif signifies a kente cloth woven especially for kings and queens for use at special occasions. The stool or throne symbolizes the richness and beauty of the Ashanti kingdom.
Madam Adwoa and Onyame Akwan Dooso has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2000 and the most recent for $250. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of wood, polish, sandpaper and wood stain for production.
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 is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.