Adinkra Bangles
Adinkra Bangles
Adinkra Bangles
Adinkra Bangles
Adinkra Bangles

Adinkra Bangles

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Stack these bangles together or separate. Brass Adjustable to wrist size.

- Sankofa " return and get it" Learn for the past 

 

- Dwennimmen"Ram's horn" humility and strength

 

- Gye Nyame" except for God" supremacy of God

 

- Odo Nnyew Fie Kwan"love never loses its way home" power of  love

 

- Funtunfunefu-Denkyemfunefu" sianmese crocodiles" democracy, unity in diversity

 

- Duafe"wooden comb" Beauty, hygiene, feminine qualities 

 

- Hye Won Hye" that which cannot be burnt" imperishability, endurance

 

- Nyame Dua" tree of God" God's protections and presence


Size: 3/4" x 3/4"

 

History behind the symbols:

Adinkra are symbols that represent concepts or aphorisms. Adinkra are used extensively in fabrics and pottery among the Ashantis of Ashanti Kingdom and the baoules who historically migrated to Ghana. They are incorporated into walls and other architectural features.