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“A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.”
― Seneca, Moral Essays: Volume III

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  • Bese Saka

    Adinkra – Bese Saka

    $35.00

    Adinkra (ah’-deen’-krah) is the name of a set of symbols in Akan culture of Ghana, West Africa, which reflect the history, values and aspirations of the people. Our exquisite bronze adinkra symbols are handcrafted using the lost wax casting process requiring both artistry and time. The symbols can be framed as wall art or decoration, or given as gifts of well wishes. You decide!

    Bese Saka  – Translates “Sack of cola nuts”Affluence, abundance and unity

    The Symbol represents abundance, affluence and unity. Cola nuts was a major cash crop before cocoa became the main cash crop in Ghana. Used as a barter system, it also references the importance of trade as a means of community building.

     


  • Cocoa

    Adinkra – Cocoa Pod

    $38.00

    Adinkra (ah’-deen’-krah) is the name of a set of symbols in Akan culture of Ghana, West Africa, which reflect the history, values and aspirations of the people. Our exquisite bronze adinkra symbols are handcrafted using the lost wax casting process requiring both artistry and time. The symbols can be framed as wall art or decoration, or given as gifts of well wishes. You decide!

    While not an adinkra symbol, cocoa is the main cash crop of Ghana and the second largest exporter on the world market. Aside from its significance to Ghanaians, this piece is a work of art and a conversation piece!


  • Dwennimmen

    Adinkra – Dwennimmen

    $35.00

    Adinkra (ah’-deen’-krah) is the name of a set of symbols in Akan culture of Ghana, West Africa, which reflect the history, values and aspirations of the people. Our exquisite bronze adinkra symbols are handcrafted using the lost wax casting process requiring both artistry and time. The symbols can be framed as wall art or decoration, or given as gifts of well wishes. You decide!

    Dwennimmen  – Translates “Ram’s Horns”

    The Symbol represents strength and humility. This symbol teaches the importance of power and humility going hand in hand. That  power without humility and responsibility is destructive.

     


  • Funtunfunefu

    Adinkra – Dwennimmen

    $35.00

    Adinkra (ah’-deen’-krah) is the name of a set of symbols in Akan culture of Ghana, West Africa, which reflect the history, values and aspirations of the people. Our exquisite bronze adinkra symbols are handcrafted using the lost wax casting process requiring both artistry and time. The symbols can be framed as wall art or decoration, or given as gifts of well wishes. You decide!

    Funtunfunefu  – Symbolizes “Siamese crocodiles”  Translates two crocodiles sharing the same stomach and yet fight over food

    The Symbol represents democracy and unity. This symbol teaches the importance of inter-dependency and how  in fighting or a society that neglects some of its members destroys itself.


  • Gye Nyame

    Adinkra – Gye Nyame

    $35.00

    Adinkra (ah’-deen’-krah) is the name of a set of symbols in Akan culture of Ghana, West Africa, which reflect the history, values and aspirations of the people. Our exquisite bronze adinkra symbols are handcrafted using the lost wax casting process requiring both artistry and time.

    Gye Nyame – Translates “Except God”

    Symbol of the supremacy of God. This unique and beautiful symbol is ubiquitous in Ghana. It is by far the most popular for use in decoration, a reflection on the deeply religious character of the Ghanaian people.

     


  • Hye won Hye

    Adinkra – Hye won Hye

    $35.00

    Adinkra (ah’-deen’-krah) is the name of a set of symbols in Akan culture of Ghana, West Africa, which reflect the history, values and aspirations of the people. Our exquisite bronze adinkra symbols are handcrafted using the lost wax casting process requiring both artistry and time. The symbols can be framed as wall art or decoration, or given as gifts of well wishes. You decide!

    Hye won Hye  – Translates “That which does not burn”

    The Symbol represents forgiveness, endurance and resilience. The symbol represents those who have overcome difficulties through forgiveness and continue to thrive.


  • Cola Nut

    Adinkra – Kola Nut

    $31.00

    Adinkra (ah’-deen’-krah) is the name of a set of symbols in Akan culture of Ghana, West Africa, which reflect the history, values and aspirations of the people. Our exquisite bronze adinkra symbols are handcrafted using the lost wax casting process requiring both artistry and time. The symbols can be framed as wall art or decoration, or given as gifts of well wishes. You decide!

    While not an adinkra symbol the Kola nut plays a significant role in West African culture. It symbolizes life, wealth and unity. It has broad traditional usage such as;  to welcome family, open conversations, announce marriages, naming ceremonies, seek the wisdom of the gods or ancestors.  The nut itself has significant nutritional elements ranging from medicinal to recreational.


  • Sankofa

    Adinkra – Sankofa

    $35.00

    Adinkra (ah’-deen’-krah) is the name of a set of symbols in Akan culture of Ghana, West Africa, which reflect the history, values and aspirations of the people. Our exquisite bronze adinkra symbols are handcrafted using the lost wax casting process requiring both artistry and time. The symbols can be framed as wall art or decoration, or given as gifts of well wishes. You decide!

    Sankofa – Translates “Return and Get it”

    This symbol comes in two shapes, a bird looking back and a heart. The Symbol represents the importance of learning from the past. We  can always learn something from our mistakes and apply it to the future.

     


  • Sankofa

    Adinkra – Sankofa

    $35.00

    Adinkra (ah’-deen’-krah) is the name of a set of symbols in Akan culture of Ghana, West Africa, which reflect the history, values and aspirations of the people. Our exquisite bronze adinkra symbols are handcrafted using the lost wax casting process requiring both artistry and time. The symbols can be framed as wall art or decoration, or given as gifts of well wishes. You decide!

    Sankofa – Translates “Return and Get it”

    This symbol comes in two shapes, a bird looking back and a heart. The Symbol represents the importance of learning from the past. We  can always learn something from our mistakes and apply it to the future.

     


  • Osram

    Adinkra – The Moon and Star

    $35.00

    Adinkra (ah’-deen’-krah) is the name of a set of symbols in Akan culture of Ghana, West Africa, which reflect the history, values and aspirations of the people. Our exquisite bronze adinkra symbols are handcrafted using the lost wax casting process requiring both artistry and time. The symbols can be framed as wall art or decoration, or given as gifts of well wishes. You decide!

    Osram Ne Nsoromma  – Translates “Moon and Star”

    The Symbol represents love, faithfulness and harmony.


  • Cat Basket

    Cat Basket with Pad

    $135.00

    Call it a bed. Call it a house. Call it a cat cave. Our artisans’ cat basket gives your cat a cozy place to do what they do best –nap. And when they decide it’s time, there’s even room for them to play and scratch.

    The cotton pad is machine washable.


  • Cat Basket

    Cat Basket with Pad

    $135.00

    Call it a bed. Call it a house. Call it a cat cave. Our artisans’ cat basket gives your cat a cozy place to do what they do best –nap. And when they decide it’s time, there’s even room for them to play and scratch.

    The cotton pad is machine washable.


  • Cat Basket

    Cat Basket with Pad

    $135.00

    Call it a bed. Call it a house. Call it a cat cave. Our artisans’ cat basket gives your cat a cozy place to do what they do best –nap. And when they decide it’s time, there’s even room for them to play and scratch.

    The cotton pad is machine washable.


  • Cat Basket

    Cat Basket with Pad

    $135.00

    Call it a bed. Call it a house. Call it a cat cave. Our artisans’ cat basket gives your cat a cozy place to do what they do best –nap. And when they decide it’s time, there’s even room for them to play and scratch.

    The cotton pad is machine washable.


  • Pinched Basket

    Pinched Basket

    $105.00

    Inspiration is all around us! This uniquely designed basket, inspired by the form and nature of rocks, makes an incredible art piece for the home.  This basket is provides a perfect way to organize and declutter your life. Fill it with your favorite things, to make it beautiful inside and out.

    Woven from veta vera, these baskets come from our expert artisan makers in Ghana who are dedicated to providing you with stylish, versatile, and one-of-a-kind home decorations.


  • Pinched Basket

    Pinched Basket

    $91.00

    Inspiration is all around us! This uniquely designed basket, inspired by the form and nature of rocks, makes an incredible art piece for the home.  This basket is provides a perfect way to organize and declutter your life. Fill it with your favorite things, to make it beautiful inside and out.

    Woven from veta vera, these baskets come from our expert artisan makers in Ghana who are dedicated to providing you with stylish, versatile, and one-of-a-kind home decorations.


  • Indigo

    Pinched Basket

    $91.00

    Inspiration is all around us! This uniquely designed basket, inspired by the form and nature of rocks, makes an incredible art piece for the home.  This basket is provides a perfect way to organize and declutter your life. Fill it with your favorite things, to make it beautiful inside and out.

    Woven from veta vera, these baskets come from our expert artisan makers in Ghana who are dedicated to providing you with stylish, versatile, and one-of-a-kind home decorations.


  • Ahomka

    Ahomka Shea Butter Bars

    $25.00

    Ahomka Soap – A bag of 4 mini bars

    Great things come in small packages. Enjoy this sample set of our popular 60% shea butter bars.

    Ahomka means wholesome or beautiful in the Akan language of Ghana. Our shea butter soaps are hand-made from all natural ingredients, smooth and soothing for your body.

    Soap pack: Minty Zing, Essential Verbena, Lemon Lift, Lavender Zen


  • _E9A8938_1

    Ahomka Shea Butter Bars

    $25.00

    Ahomka Soap – A bag of 4 mini bars

    Great things come in small packages. Enjoy this sample set of our popular 60% shea butter bars.

    Ahomka means wholesome or beautiful in the Akan language of Ghana. Our shea butter soaps are hand-made from all natural ingredients, smooth and soothing for your body.

    Soap pack: Minty Zing, Essential Verbena, Lemon Lift, Lavender Zen


  • _E9A8936_1

    Ahomka Shea Butter Bars

    $25.00

    Ahomka Soap – A bag of 4 mini bars

    Great things come in small packages. Enjoy this sample set of our popular 60% shea butter bars.

    Ahomka means wholesome or beautiful in the Akan language of Ghana. Our shea butter soaps are hand-made from all natural ingredients, smooth and soothing for your body.

    Soap pack: Minty Zing, Essential Verbena, Lemon Lift, Lavender Zen