African Adinkra brass pendant, with beautiful detail, from Ashanti in Ghana
Adinkra* Sankofa bird design, handmade in Ghana by local artisans using the ancient ‘lost wax’ method
2 sizes available and their dimenstions are:
1. 80mm long, 54 mm wide at broadest part tapers to 42 mm at the feet.
2. 54mm long 44mm wide at widest part and 27mm at the feet
dimensions are approximate and small variations is size and colour occur due to hand-crafting.
the design is the second of two Adinkra symbols which translates “return and get it”, ie. the importance of learning from the past and sticking to the good things in one’s culture and history. It comes from Ghana where such symbols are used to express traditional beliefs and philosophy, among others.
54 mm, 80mm