The Sankofa pendant African necklace is 22 inches long. The necklace closes with a large clasp. The African Krobo beads are African (Ghana) handmade hand painted glass beads. The pendant is brass, it is approximately 2.25 inches long and 2.75 inches wide. The pendant is made using the lost wax technique. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at anytime.
Sankofa is a word in the Akan Twi and Fante languages of Ghana that translates to "retrieve" and also refers to the Bono Adinkra symbol represented either with a stylized heart shape or by a bird with its head turned backwards while its feet face forward carrying a precious egg in its mouth.
Suggestions for safe keeping is to wipe clean of water, oils and chemicals. Keep clean using soft cloth. Take off at night and keep in box with soft fabric. The necklace is a one of a kind piece. It is not machine made please excuse any natural imperfections.
Our products are not intended for babies or children as we use small pieces, wires and beads. These can be dangerous to them when unsupervised. Gift boxes and gift messages are available for your special orders. If you need the sizes in cm, mm or in other sizes we will provide that information. Contact us at blackertheberry@ sbcglobal.net for any questions. Please feel free to leave a review and thank you for supporting our small business The Blacker The Berry® .Check us out at TheBlackerTheBerry.net for our big sale!!