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
options indicate dimensions, height x width
dimensions are approximate and small variations in size and colour as well as imperfections occur due to hand-crafting.
handmade from raw brass, this is authentic local craft
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.
56 x 42mm, 80 x 55mm