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African Brass Adinkra* Pendant, Funfuntu Denkyemfunefu (Siamese Crocodiles) Design Ethnic Ghana, Ashanti African Craft, Handmade, Gold Colour, 52mm

£7.00

Material: Brass

7 in stock

Description

Adinkra brass pendant, with beautiful detail, from Ashanti in Ghana

symbold of unity and democracy

handmade in Ghana by local artisans using the ancient ‘lost wax’ method

52mm long, including the bail

4-5mm hole inside the bail

about 40mm wide

dimensions are approximate and small variations is size and colour occur due to hand-crafting.

The design is funfuntu denkyemfunefu (siamese crocodiles) – a symbol of unity and democracy. It is a reminder that tribalism -( by extensions, racism?) – and infighting is harmful to everyone. It comes from Ghana where such symbols are used to express traditional beliefs and philosophy, among others.

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