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Red Blue and Yellow Cotton Blend Kente Scarf (14 inch width), "Obaapa"

byRachel Armah: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (25)
Forever inspired by the vibrant colors adorned during traditional celebrations... more

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Forever inspired by the vibrant colors adorned during traditional celebrations and festivities, artisan Rachel Armah uses lively shades of indigo, maize, and crimson to create this stunning kente scarf. The Ghanaian artisan uses a traditional loom to create the rich cotton blend kente fabric, typical to the Akan ethnic group of West Ghana. The scarf is called obaapa, meaning "virtuous woman" in the Ghanaian Akan language. The scarf's width allows it to double as a shawl.

  • 0.27 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 157.5 cm L x 36.5 cm W
  • 62" L x 14.25" W

  • 50% cotton, 50% rayon
  • Dry clean only
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

25

Verified Reviewer

03/18/2020

"Great earring"

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Large but balanced, very nice!

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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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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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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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Verified Reviewer

10/03/2019

"Unique and Classy!"

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So pretty and lovely!

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08/23/2019

"so pretty"

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These are very pretty and i love to wear them

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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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