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THE NSIREWA Adinkra Necklace I



THE NSIREWA Adinkra Necklace I features the Adinkra symbol Nsirewa, which features four interconnected cowrie shells. It is a represents unity, togetherness, harmony and happiness.  Cowries were traditionally used as currency. The Twi word for cowrie 'sedee' was anglicized to 'cedis'  and is now the name for the national currency of Ghana. Cowries are also associated with the sacred, femininity, fertility and overall wholeness. The interlocking cowries represent the harmony and unbreakable bonds forged between us and those we love. Adinkra symbols were originally created by the Bono people of Gyaman. They were named after the Gyaman King Nana Kwado Agyemang Adinkra. The symbols were later adopted into the proverbial lexicon of the Ashanti peoples of West Africa.

Metal Info & Care

Available in: Sterling Silver, 18K Gold Vermeil (18K Gold over Sterling Silver), Solid 10K, 14K, 18K, 22K & 24K Gold.

Made with fairly sourced African gold, recycled, and conflict-free fine metals.

Pendant measures 11.5mm x 7.5mm with bail and 7.5mm x 7.5mm without.

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All orders are individually and ethically handmade and ship in 3-5 weeks. There may be unanticipated delays. We thank you for your patience at this time.


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