Blue Taowre

Recycled Plastic Beaded Waterfall Necklace in Blue

$49.99
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SKU: 272506
Description
Ila Suleyman designs a necklace that dazzles with African elegance. He names his creation Taowre, which in the Mamprusi language means 'forward movement.' The Ghanaian artisan crafts the beaded necklace by hand with sese wood beads as well as blue beads and discs of plastic that are recycled from vinyl records.

From northern Ghana, the Mamprusi people are predominantly rice and cattle farmers who use cow hide and bones to create various items including jewelry and accessories.
  • Recycled plastic, sese wood, brass clasp
  • 1 oz
  • 19.3 inches L x 0.6 inches W
  • Pendant(s): 4.3 inches L x 5.5 inches W
  • Made in Ghana

Meet the Artist

Ila Suleyman

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  • Caring for Children
    Caring for Children
  • Job Creator
    Job Creator
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    Microcredit Financing
  • Preserving the Environment
    Preserving the Environment

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  • Caring for Children
    Caring for Children

    This artist supports children under the age of 18.

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  • Job Creator
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    This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.

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  • Microcredit Financing
    Microcredit Financing

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