Small Brass Adinkra KWATAKYE ATIKO Bravory and Valor Charm 18mm
small brass KWATAKYE ATIKO charm

Small Brass Adinkra KWATAKYE ATIKO Bravory and Valor Charm 18mm

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Cast brass Adinkra kwatakye atiko (bravory and valor) design charm which measures 18mm tall (about 3/4 inch) tall 14mm wide (slightly more than 1/2 inch) with an integral top loop. The charm is about 2mm thick. 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. 

Kwatakye atiko
Literal meaning:  Hair of the hero Kwatakye
Symbolic meaning:  Valour; bravery; leadership

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