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Brass or Silver Adinkra Duafe Wooden Comb 18mm Charm
18mm silver adinkra duafe charm

Brass or Silver Adinkra Duafe Wooden Comb 18mm Charm

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This spectacular cast brass duafe charm is 18mm tall (about 7/10 inch) and 17mm wide (2/3 inch) and comes in either brass or silver plated. The charm is 1.5mm thick and is sold individually.

Adinkra are ancient African visual symbols or motifs that date back to the Akan people in 19th century Ivory Coast and Ghana and express history, culture, beliefs and philosophy. While many symbols represent a proverb or piece of Akan wisdom, other symbols may depict historical events, customs, culture, the natural world or environment.  (Not all symbols have a proverbial expression. Adinkra have historically been painted or printed onto cloth which was then worn during important sacred ceremonies including funerals, weddings, naming festivities and more.  Contemporary use of Adinkra symbols has widened to use in jewelry, architecture and home decor. 

Literal meaning:  Wooden comb
Symbolic meaning:  Feminine virture; everlasting love

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