Handcrafted Red Braided Bead Necklace with Wood and Agate, "Sosongo in Red"
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Six beaded strands are interwoven in a braid to form the focal point of this necklace presented by Ghanaian Ila Suleyman. Each strand is threaded with red recycled vinyl beads and the ends of the braided section are finished with sese wood beads and large agate stone beads that serve as spacers. The brass hook clasp matches the beads' warm tones. The name Sosongo comes from the Mamprusi word meaning "good way."
- 42 grams
- 1.48 oz
- Necklace: 54 cm L x 1 cm W
- Necklace: 21.25" L x 0.4" W
- Pendant: 23 cm L x 3 cm W
- Pendant: 9" L x 1.2" W
- Agate, sese wood, recycled plastic, nylon cord, brass clasp
- S-hook or hook clasp
- Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
- Promotes recycling and reduces waste
- Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
- Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes
- Made in Ghana.
- Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
Ila has several employees who help him in his workshop.
This artist is working with some sort of disability ranging from mental or physical and includes conditions such as being handicapped physically, or perhaps having a condition such as autism. This is also awarded to artists that employ other artists with disabilities.
This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Ila Suleyman has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $400.
This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.
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.