Long beaded necklace, 'Ahenfo Tumi' (Ghana)

A rich mix of earthy hues make this long beaded necklace intriguing. Artisan Rachel Armah of Ghana crafts the necklace by hand from variegated soapstone and bauxite beads, and adds a smooth round pendant of bull horn. She names it ahenfo tumi, which means "king's authority" in the Akan dialect. The necklace can be worn as a single long strand or doubled up as desired.

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