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Artisan Crafted Bead Necklace with Soapstone and Bauxite, "Nkyia"

The earthy variegation of natural soapstone brings an eclectic, artsy vibe to... more

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The earthy variegation of natural soapstone brings an eclectic, artsy vibe to this necklace from Ghana's Rachel Armah. She strings small beads of bauxite and larger round and rectangular soapstone beads on nylon cord in her original design. The artisan names her creation Nkyia, which translates to "greetings" in the Akan language.

  • 0.11 kgs
  • 0.2 lbs
  • Length: 48 cm L x 0.6 cm W
  • Length: 19" L x 0.2" W
  • Pendants (combined): 32 cm L x 2.8 cm W
  • Pendants (combined): 12.5" L x 1.1" W
  • Width: 0.6 cm W
  • Width: 0.2" W

  • Soapstone, bauxite, nylon cord
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Button clasp
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africa
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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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3 Testimonials for Rachel Armah

Zach

Hello Rachel! Thank you for the lovely earrings. My mother loves them! Best regards, Zach

Jon

Wow! You really have some talent to make some beautiful objects! You seem like a lovable person and we feel that love through your wonderfully crafted objects! I’m really happy with my purchase thank you :)

Geneve

The necklace is beautiful. I receive many compliments and inquiries as to where the necklace came from.
 
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