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Product ID: 225666

Three Strips Handwoven Yellow and Purple African Kente Scarf, "Wisdom for Two"

byRachel Armah: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (28)
Woven by hand, traditional West African kente cloth becomes a colorful scarf.... more

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Woven by hand, traditional West African kente cloth becomes a colorful scarf. Rachel Armah presents a traditional design known as Edwene Si Edwene So. The phrase means "double wisdom as special as gold" in the Akan language. Each strip of kente cloth requires considerable effort, and the looms are worked with both hands and feet. Each color has its own meanings in Asante culture. Green is fertility and new harvest, gold is royalty, black is strength, aging and spirituality, and white is purity.

  • 0.40 kgs
  • 0.9 lbs
  • 32 cm W x 157 cm H
  • 12.5" W x 62" H

  • 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
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  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

28

Verified Reviewer

07/20/2019

"This is a wonderful Heirloom to pass along"

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This is a beautiful work of art. To wear it is inspiring. To see it up close is amazing. A wonderful gift and heirloom to be able to pass on to my Grandchildren of the rich culture and talent of Africa. May success and happiness follow this wonderful artist.

Tags By Larry

IMPRESSIVE!!

Best Uses

  • To compliment and add class to simply dress up clothes

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Wisdom for Two, Three Strips Handwoven Yellow and Purple African Kente Scarf

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09/05/2020

"Stones are beautiful!"

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I love these stones, but I have to confess that they are heavier than I can comfortably wear. Im so sad about that. Ive been thinking of putting them on a gold chain as a necklace because the stones are so very pretty.

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07/23/2020

"Lovely"

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These are very well-made airings and I love the natural stone colors

Tags By Suzanne

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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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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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