African Inspired Ornament – Affluence

$9.95

This colorful African inspired ornament is perfect for Christmas or Kwanzaa. It is comprised of two layers of 1/8” MDF hardboard, is painted in Pan African colors and comes with a satin bow, beads, ... read more

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This colorful African inspired ornament is perfect for Christmas or Kwanzaa. It is comprised of two layers of 1/8” MDF hardboard, is painted in Pan African colors and comes with a satin bow, beads, and a hanging cord.

These ornaments are made to order, so if you wish to have a different color scheme, or do not want them painted, please let me know.

Adinkra symbols are widespread throughout Ghana. They are representations of beliefs and ideals held by the Asante (also known as Ashanti) people of Ghana. These symbols have historical and philosophical significance and were originally printed on cloth which Asante royals wore on important occasions. Since its origins of appearing on cloth, adinkra symbols are now often seen on sculptures, buildings, and furniture, among others. Each symbol represents a unique value and is used in giving advice and imparting morals.

BESE SAKA

Literal Meaning: Sack of Cola Nuts
Symbolic Meaning: Affluence, Power, Abundance, Togetherness and Unity

The cola nut, used as a cash crop, played a significant role in the Ghanaian economy. It symbolizes affluence and abundance. It also represents the role of agriculture and trade in bringing individuals together.

Size: Approximately 4” round
Material: MDF Hardboard

The durability of this ornament, along with the unique message each symbol relays also makes it a great gift, and one that will last for years.

African Inspired Ornament - Affluence

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