This triple layered necklace set includes your choice of 3 Adinkra charms (see below) and 3 necklaces (1 of each length: 16", 18", 20").
Sterling silver snake chain necklace.
GYE NYAME has become an icon of all Adinkra, encapsulating the faith of an African people who see God’s involvement in every aspect of human life. It translates into "God is Omnipotent".
NKYINKYIM - This Adinkra symbol represents perseverance through the twists and turns of life which requires versatility and resiliency.
SANKOFA means "go back and fetch it". It reminds us to learn from the past and use those experiences for a wiser future.
DUAFE represents the powerful, feminine and fearless qualities represented in womanhood... contemplation, compassion, beauty, love & care.
PEMPAMSIE represents strength through UNITY. It literally means "that which will not crush". This symbol represents the need for ever-readiness, steadfastness, hardiness, valor & fearlessness. It suggests that each link or each person is important to the whole. It implies that each individual in his or her own right, must be strong.
AKOBEN (the war horn) is a call to action, readiness to be called to action, voluntarism. This is a symbol of readiness for war.
SUNSUM - (One’s Spirit) Sunsum is energy / life transcending itself. It’s absolute spirit that gives life to the entire Universe. It connects the body (honam) to the soul (kra).
Adinkra symbols are from the Akan of Ghana. They denote African proverbs, parables & wisdom. Their meanings have transcended time yet adapted to cultural and social changes of modern society.
***Please only choose 3 charms. If more than 3 charms are chosen, we will have to decide which 3 to include.***
If you'd like to include additional charms, please add them to your cart separately. Adinkra Collection
CHARMS AND NECKLACES ARE STERLING SILVER.
Charms are hand stamped with the lolahSoul makers mark.