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Soapstone and agate beaded necklace, 'Sankofa' - Soapstone and agate beaded necklace

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Soapstone and agate beaded necklace, "Sankofa"

byRachel Armah: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (29)
Sleek globes of vivid agate punctuate a necklace of gray and brown. Combining... more

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Sleek globes of vivid agate punctuate a necklace of gray and brown. Combining bauxite and soapstone, Rachel Armah crafts a stunning necklace. She names her design Sankofa, an Akan word that means "Go Back to My Roots." In Eastern Ghana, bauxite beads are believed to be healing.

  • 0.17 kgs
  • 0.4 lbs
  • 61 cm L x 2 cm W
  • 24" L x 0.8" W

  • Soapstone, bauxite, agate, nylon cord
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Button clasp
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
Gift Info
  • Free Jewelry Packaging? Yes
  • Premium Jewelry Gift Box? Yes

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29

Seachelle

From Monterey, CA

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03/14/2021

"A bit of BoHo"

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Love the natural feel of these! The go with all my casual wear, both jeans & dresses. I got them too because of the brass hoops - a nice change from my usual silver.

Purchased Item:

Thanks for Helping, African Handcrafted Natural Soapstone Earrings

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Ardyth

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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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Suzanne

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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

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Purchased Item:

Anidaso, Soapstone beaded earrings

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Patricia

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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

Purchased Item:

Oboafo Ye Na, Purple Agate and Soapstone Beaded Earrings from Ghana

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Carrie

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03/18/2020

"Great earring"

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Large but balanced, very nice!

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Carol

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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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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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