Adjustable Sese Wood Pendant Necklace from Ghana 'Ashanti Ruler'

$26.99 CAD
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This item was created

A noble helmet is hand-carved from sese wood with pointed horns, centering a length of adjustable black cord. This necklace is created by Ghanaian artisan Robert Aidoo-Taylor, who flanks the pendant with petite wood beads and discs. He paints the pendant in colors of green and black. The necklace is named Yaa Asantewaa, after a past Ashanti queen, famous for her resistance of British colonialism.
  • Sese wood, polyester cord
  • Adjustable
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Sliding knot
  • 10 grams
  • Necklace length: 36 cm mi n L - x 72 cm max L
  • Necklace width: 10 mm
  • Pendant: 7 cm L x 2 cm W