African Adinkra bag Charm
Handmade in the UK using:
1. brass Sankofa charm and beads handmade in Ghana using the ancient ‘lost wax’ metal casting technique
2. Djembe drum-shaped beads from the same makers
3. recycled a glass beads handmade in Ghana’s Krobo, including one King bead
4. antique brass-coloured Tibetan style findings
5. silver tone findings
approx 4.25 inches long
will make a great little gift
comes in a free re-usable 100% cotton bag from Ghana.
the brass charm is the Adinkra Sankofa symbols which translate “return and get it”, ie. the importance of learning from and sticking to the good traditions and values of one’s culture and history. It comes from Ghana where such symbols are used to express traditional beliefs and philosophy, among others.
Elephant, Djembe Drum, Croc, Sankofa, Star, Heart, Sankofa Bird, Turquoise Star, Aqua Heart